To further promote the importance of the network in ensuring food safety, the Department of Science and Technology’s OneLab project management team joined the Association of Analytical Communities (AOAC) SEA Section 2nd Annual Conference held on August 1-2, 2023, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Originally conceived in 2014 as a response to the challenge of initiating the harmonization of testing laboratories in the country, the Department of Science and Technology’s OneLab Network has gone a long way from being a network of laboratories in the country to expanding its network abroad.

The updated National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA) for 2023 to 2028 was launched during the opening ceremonies of the Philippine National Health Research System
(PNHRS) week celebration at the Summit Hotel, Tacloban City last 10 August 2023.