BICUTAN, TAGUIG CITY - The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) will launch the publication entitled “PAGHAHANDA PILIPINAS: Strategic Initiatives on Pandemic Preparedness and Response” as part of the opening day of the 2022 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on 23 November 2022 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.
Recognizing its significant mandate as an adviser to the President and the Cabinet on matters related to science and technology, NAST PHL has chosen to focus on providing scientific and evidence-based advice on the COVID-19 pandemic response, as well as recommendations in preparation for future health emergencies. With this, the 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) and 2021 Regional Scientific Meetings (RSMs) of NAST PHL were virtually organized with the theme “COVID-19 Pandemic: Learning from the Past, Coping with the Present, Moving to the Next”.
EASTERN SAMAR – The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL), in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regional Office VIII and the PSTC Eastern Samar, will conduct this year’s sixth episode of ScienTeach: A Virtual Symposium for the Youth in Eastern Samar on 4 November 2022, at 9:00 AM via Zoom with a simultaneous live broadcast on the NAST PHL official Facebook page.
Three (3) NAST PHL members and eminent scientists are invited to talk to share their knowledge and experiences in their fields of expertise. They are Academician Fabian M. Dayrit, Professor Emeritus at the Department of Chemistry, Ateneo de Manila University, Academician Marco Nemesio E. Montaño, a retired Professor at the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, and Academician Alvin B. Culaba, Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and University Fellow at the De La Salle University Manila. The symposium will be moderated by Dr. Paul Gideon D. Lasco, 2022 Outstanding Young Scientist, Senior lecturer at the University of the Philippines Diliman, and a research fellow at Ateneo de Manila University.
The event will also be participated by DOST VIII Regional Director Engr. Ernesto M. Granada and DepEd VIII Regional Director Dr. Evelyn F. Fetalvero.
The ScienTeach or virtual Symposium for the Youth is a collection of episodes that highlights varying topics featuring National Scientists, NAST Members, and its awardees who are accomplished in their respective fields. Its objectives are to promote science and technology, bring our scientists closer to the youth, and inspire and encourage students to pursue a career in science.
This webinar is open to all junior and senior high school students in Eastern Samar. Interested participants may register through this link: https://bit.ly/REGISTRATION-ScienTeachEasternSamar
Beyond Health: NAST PHL Conducted Science Legislative Forum on Philippine Virology Science and Technology Institute
Bicutan, Taguig City – The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) conducted the Science Legislative Forum on Philippine Virology Science and Technology Institute on 10 October 2022via Zoom and Facebook Live.
Academician Arvin C. Diesmos, member of the Biological Sciences Division of NAST PHL, presented an overview of this legislative forum and introduced the concept of One Health to promote balance and optimize the health of people. He also emphasized the main objectives of this legislative forum: to fast-track the process of establishing a vaccine institute and to secure support from all stakeholders from different sectors.