Health Consortium welcomes new Chairperson and 27th Member Institution
The Cordillera Regional Health and Research Development Consortium (CRHRDC) proceeded in its second Governing Board meeting last September 9, 2020, convening the institution heads and designated representatives of its member institutions, to further discuss the consortium’s concerns and the new adjustments to make despite the pandemic’s hit.
As an introduction, the CRHRDC, through its Consortium Director, Ms. Maria Rowena Madarang, officially announced the appointment of Dr. Danilo Bose as the new Chairperson of CRHRDC, following his installation as the OIC-Office of the Director and OIC-Office of the President of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) – CAR and Benguet State University (BSU) respectively.
The said meeting highlighted the accomplishments of the CRHRDC working committees and operations in spite of the various alterations in the regular processes brought about by the community health crisis. Moreover, alternative programs were discussed to help achieve some of the set targets for the remaining months of CY 2020. Likewise, with the continuous growth of agencies interested in the promotion and conduct of health research in the region, the consortium welcomed its newest member, the Baguio Central University (BCU). The university’s qualifications were evaluated and thus been approved as the Consortium’s twenty-seventh (27th) member.