To improve sanitation in remote areas, the Department of Science and Technology Region XI (DOST-XI), through its Provincial Science and Technology Center in Davao de Oro (PSTC DdO), deployed the first portable toilet facilities integrated with Vertical Helophyte Filter System (VHFS) in Andap National High School, New Bataan, Davao de Oro on 11 March 2022.

The country needs an estimated PhP 6.5B to help the 3.64M stunted children six months to three years old.  

The Department of Science and Technology-Science and Technology Information Institute (DOST-STII), seals a new partnership to promote science and technology information with the Philippine Institute of Pure and Applied Chemistry (PIPAC) on 23 March 2022 at the DOST-STII office in Bicutan, Taguig City. Signing the memorandum of agreement were DOST-STII Director Richard P. Burgos (center) with PIPAC Director Armando Victor M. Guidote, PhD (right) and Norly B. Villar, communication chief of DOST-STII. (Photo by Gerardo Palad, S&T Media Service, DOST-STII)