Consortium embraces its 22nd member

BAGUIO CITY – On July 12, 2019, the CRHRDC governing board welcomes into its membership roster the Luis Hora Memorial Regional Hospital, a Level II hospital carrying a 100-bed capacity, located at Abatan, Bauko, Mt. Province.

Dr. Eduardo B. Calpito, the Medical Center Chief I of the LHMRH, expressed in his letter that as a DOH retained hospital, it is required that the insitution shall conduct research and development activities. This is in support to the Strategic Pillar 4: Governance in the FOURmula One Plus for Health which seeks to “Ensure generation and use of evidence in health policy development, decision making, and program planning and implementation“. Under this, “A culture of research and evidence use shall be instilled in the DOH and its attached agencies”.

Furthermore, Dr. Calpito said that they need to institutionalize research in the hospital with their aim to become a tertiary facility by 2022.

Luis Hora Memorial Regional Hospital is now the 22nd member of the consortium.




Jake Olsim