NAST PHL, TB NGOs to hold virtual forum on Tuberculosis Elimination
BICUTAN, TAGUIG CITY - The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL), in partnership with the Philippine Tuberculosis Society, Inc. and the Philippine Coalition Against Tuberculosis, will be organizing a Science Policy and Information Forum on Tuberculosis Elimination on 20 June 2022, 9:00 AM - 12:00 NN via Zoom.
Tuberculosis (TB) remains highly prevalent in the country. In particular, it is the eighth leading cause of death among the working age group. The infectious disease also has a significant impact on families and communities, as families become impoverished whenever a family member comes down with tuberculosis. At present, there is a continuing global effort for TB Elimination by 2030.
Avian Influenza Recurrence: NAST PHL to Conduct Policy and Information Forum on Bird Flu
Bicutan, Taguig City – The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) will be holding a virtual Science Policy and Information Forum on Bird Flu on 18 May 2022, 9:00 – 11:00 AM via Zoom and Facebook Live.
The virtual forum will focus on bird flu, also known as avian flu or avian influenza, is a viral respiratory disease that naturally spreads among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect mainly poultry and certain other avian species.
Various NGAs, Institutions, and Policy Makers Support PAGTANAW 2050
BICUTAN, TAGUIG CITY – The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) conducted the Grand Launching of PAGTANAW 2050: The Philippine Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Foresight on 1 April 2022. The event was held physically at Casino Español de Manila and virtually via Zoom platform.
The grand launching was physically attended by DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña, National Scientist (NS) Dolores A. Ramirez, NS Lourdes J. Cruz, NS Emil Q. Javier and other key DOST officials. The event was also attended by representatives from private and public institutions, LGUs, SUCs and HEIs, and other partners attended the event virtually.