20th Anniversary of the UPM National Institutes of Health (with Call for Abstracts)

March 14, 2018
Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research


For details on the Call for Abstracts & Invitation to Participate:  https://www.upm.edu.ph/node/2290  or http://nih.upm.edu.ph/content/call-abstracts-poster-presentation-0

To register:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf5brvlGHDzZzJZriRAq9mMrs1lxlW_zeII_lcTN-w3gacHsA/viewform

For inquiries: Send email to nihanniv2018@gmail.com or contact Romeo Ramirez (Registration Secretariat) via 09363202643


The following is an invitation from the UPM National Institutes of Health.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the research arm of the University of the Philippines Manila, the Health Sciences Center of the UP System. It was established as a national health research center by the Philippine Government by virtue of Republic Act 8503, otherwise known as the “Health Research and Development Act of 1998” on 13 February 1998. Its purpose is to provide national support in uplifting the health of Filipinos through health research and development. 

This year, the NIH will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary with the theme, Work, Health and Well-being. A one-day conference will be held on 14 March 2018 at the Bayanihan Center, UNILAB, Kapitolyo, Pasig City. This event shall serve as a venue to highlight the importance of work, health, and well-being of the Filipino people as a key component of achieving socioeconomic goals.

We are expecting about 350 to 400 leading scientists, physicians, health advocates, workers, university faculty, and students to attend. You may pre-register online to reserve your slot.

Early bird rates for the first 200 registrants
P 600.00-Professionals
P 200.00 - Students

Regular Rates
P 1,000.00 - Professionals
P 300.00 - Students


To register, visit: https://goo.gl/forms/2hMKhM78Xcx2WSMM2

REGISTRATION IS FREE FOR UP EMPLOYEES (Limited slots only, so online registration is still required to reserve slot)

We are excited to present a program featuring speakers from the Department of Health, Philippine Council for Health Research and Development, Department of Labor and Employment as well as the International Labour Organization. We will also highlight research from NIH-UPM and other institutions that underscore the role of work and the workplace in the health and well-being of the Filipino people. Please join us in this anniversary conference.

We look forward to welcoming you to the conference. We are confident that this scientific activity will benefit you and your institution.



Emmanuel P. Estrella, MD, MSc
Scientific Chair


Jinky Leilanie DP. Lu, MOH, PhD
Chair, Overall