ACRI aims to improve health by doing timely, relevant, and rigorous
research and by translating research findings into impact within the
national and global context.
A prototype of a low-cost phototherapy light system (LPLS) was deployed by the Ateneo Innovation Center (AIC) at a public hospital in Metro Manila, Philippines.
We describe the early response of the Government, focusing on travel restrictions, community interventions, risk communication and testing, from 30 January 2020 to 21 March 2020.
Analyzing Mental Health in the Philippines: Perception, Access, and Delivery (mhPAD) is a research about how mental health is perceived by the general population and selected stakeholders, available mental health resources, how and when services are accessed and utilized, and the cost it takes to access and utilize the available mental health services. The information generated will contribute to the development and improvement of a rational and unified response to promote mental health and address mental health problems.
Among the interventions implemented to curb maternal mortality
in the Philippines, service delivery networks (SDNs) have been one of the most
important. However, due to their recent implementation, frameworks to assess
the quality of care they provide have not yet been established.
According to the World Health Organization, more than 400 million people around the world have a mental health issue that causes a significant impact on their lives. In the Philippines, we already have high rates of depression even before the COVID-19 pandemic. This is why the passing of the Mental Health Act in 2018 was a huge step in addressing mental health concerns. This explainer shares important points that you need to know about the Mental Health Act.
Latest developments and activities from ACRI
This infographic presents a summary of the propositions and recommendations of the Mental Health Science Academe and Research (MHSAR) Task Force to the Philippine Council for Mental Health (PCMH) in order to mainstream mental health in the educational system particularly higher educational institutions (HEIs).
The Ateneo de Manila University Press and the Ateneo Professional Schools are pleased to announce the launch of “Countering COVID-19: Cases in Crisis Response” on July 15, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PHT).
The Ateneo School of Medicine & Public Health and Public Health England invite you to an online workshop entitled “Using mathematical modelling to aid governance in Universal Health Care in the Philippines.”
Applications to participate in this workshop are now open until May 1, 2021. Early-career researchers and professionals are eligible to apply.