FOI

Location Map

maps

Web Hits

1719488
TodayToday35
YesterdayYesterday1621
This MonthThis Month12190
Total HitsTotal Hits1719488

An interagency meeting for the community-based study on Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) and how it can be used as adjunct meal supplement was led by the Department of Science and Technology - Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST – FNRI) along with partners from the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA), DOST-CALABARZON, and the DOST – Philippine Council for Health Research Development (DOST – PCHRD). This meeting was held on April 28, 2020 at Santa Rosa, Laguna.

The meeting was to establish community reconnaissance on the sites of the study: the City Health Office LGU quarantine facility, and the Sta. Rosa Community Hospital, Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Also, the Research Team oriented the medical and dietary Staff of the LGU and the Hospital on the study protocol. The aim of the study is to evaluate the beneficial effects of virgin coconut oil given to suspect and probable cases of COVID-19 who are quarantined in the LGU center or in the hospital.

Currently, the study is already being implemented and the hospital has existing qualified patients, hence the intervention has started.

This community-based study is part of DOST’s response to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

transparency seal

Announcement

clock Online DTR Login
(Work from Home)
clock Online DTR Login
(Skeletal Workforce /
Reporting to FNRI Office)

Procedure for availing of FNRI Service Laboratory 2021


DOST-FNRI x oneSTore.ph
DOST-FNRI Publications is now available in oneSTore.ph!
Order now at http://onestore.ph/vendor/fnri/


The Philippine Food Composition Tables 2019 Handbook is finally out for distribution! The book cost 1000 pesos per copy exclusive of courier or delivery fee. For orders kindly fill-up this link: http://bit.ly/PhilFCT2019

Reservation or contact us at 837-8113 loc 310/ philfct@fnri.dost.gov.ph or at the Philippine Food Composition Tables facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/philfct.


 

Journals and Newsletter

 digest  updates

Lutong FNRI

katutubonggulay  brownrice


Back to Top