MIMAROPA Health Research and Development Consortium (MHRDC)

The MIMAROPA Health Research and Development Consortium (MHRDC) is one of the country’s 17 consortia with the guidance and assistance of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD). Being founded only in 2010, the consortium is considered the youngest among all the consortia. The MHRDC started with 15 member-agencies, namely: Department of Science and Technology – MIMAROPA, Commission on Higher Education – MIMAROPA, Department of Health – MIMAROPA, National Economic and Development Authority – MIMAROPA, Department of Social Welfare and Development – MIMAROPA, Commission on Population, Ospital ng Palawan, Romblon Provincial Hospital, Occidental Mindoro State College, Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology, Marinduque State College, Romblon State University, Palawan State University, Holy Trinity University, and Palawan Polytechnic College, Inc. The MHRDC serves as a center for health research and development as with the promotion of health with the highest ethical standards.



A regional network of competent, ethical, dynamic, and responsive research organizations working together for the attainment of health goals.



Provide an enabling environment to the MIMAROPA research community to generate and use knowledge, technology, products, policies, and services that contribute to the attainment of better health for all Filipinos.