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HERDIN database provides quick and easy access to more than 50,000 citation and bibliographic information from published (Philippine health research journals , conference/convention proceedings, International databases and publications) and unpublished (research institutions research projects and reports, thesis and dissertations) health researches in the country.

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Philippine health and medical systematic investigation to establish facts.

(eg. scientific journal, book, proceeding, peroidicals, thesis/disertation, feasibility study, research report, research project, healh policy, annual report, poster exhibit)


Professionals engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products processes, methods, and systems, and in the management of the projects concerned. Included are managers and administrators engaged in planning and management of the scientific and technical aspects of a researcher's work.


Institution whose primary function is to engage in the conception, management, creation or synthesis of new knowledge, products, processes, methods and systems research, focusing on specific issues; provide advice and ideas on problems of policy; coordinating health research; distributing grants to support health causes;

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Diabetes ranks fourth in the leading causes of mortality worldwide and eighth leading cause of death in the Philippines. Treatment options for diabetes are being expanded beyond the practice of conven . . .

Doctor-Patient Relationship: How Do Patients Perceive It?
The patient-doctor relationship is one of the most important aspects of health and illness as it can facilitate the implementation of a medical plan of curing, caring, and rehabilitation. Conducted in . . .

Comparison of computer assisted instruction with a lecture-demonstration format in teaching restorative dentistry
ABSTRACT The information technology (IT) infrastructure and the newly acquired laboratory equipment of the Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc. (DMSFI) provide an environment conductive to computer . . .

War experiences and psychological symptoms among children in evacuation centers of armed conflict areas of Carmen, Cotabato
This is a descriptive study of the war-related experiences, psychological symptoms, and coping mechanisms employed by the children who were living in evacuation centers a year after their families h . . .

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