Locally Funded

Research/Project  Title Duration           Funding Agency    

Male Involvement in Reproductive Health in CAR

October 2018 – September 2019   Department of Health-CAR   

Gender and Development Profiling for the Land Transport Sector of the Department of Transportation and Its Attached Agencies 

June 2017-2018
Report writing on-going      
Development Academy of the Philippines   

Documenting local health and health care perspectives towards developing health delivery models for Mountain Province: Proposal for Research Stage 1

Multidisciplinary collaborative research: Luke Foundation, University of the Philippines Baguio; Saint Louis University, Benguet State University and the Mt. Province Polytechnic College
Under the Cordillera Region Health Research and Development Consortium
Principal Investigators: Marian C. Sanchez, Executive Officer, Luke Foundation and Erlinda Castro-Palaganas, PhD, RN, Professor, University of the Philippines Baguio
Co-Investigator: Ruth Batani, PhD, Professor, Benguet State University; Rufina Abul, Professor, MAN, RN, Saint Louis University; Georgina Maskay, MAN, RN, Mt. Province State Polytechnic College

Universal Health Care Study Group
National Institutes of Health
University of the Philippines Manila
Department of Health Policy and Administration
College of Public Health
University of the Philippines Manila
Fely Marilyn E. Lorenzo, RN, DrPH
Professor V
Department of Health Policy and Administration
College of Public Health
Ma. Esmeralda C Silva , MPA,MSPPM, PhD
Emerito Jose A. Faraon, MD, MBA
TJ Robinson Moncatar, RN, MPH
Ramon Pedro Planas Paterno, MD, MPH
Marlene Mae Rillera Bermejo, MD
Erlinda Castro-Palaganas, PhD, RN
Jusie Lydia J. Siega-Sur, RN, MHPEd
Juan Antonio De Jesus Ricarte, MD, MPH
Ramon Lorenzo Luis Rosa Guinto, MD

Reconfiguring Primary Health Care within the Context of Universal Health Care / Kalusugan Pangkalahatan (Research of UP-Manila with DOH National; con-investigator for the Cordilleras)

Mutidisciplinary Team: Lorenzo, Marilyn Fe, (UP Manila-CPH; Principal Investigator); Paterno, Ramon (UPManila-NIH; co-investigator); Silva, Ma. Esmeralda (UP Manila-CPH; co-investigator); Faraon,Emerito Jose (UP Manila-CPH; co investigator); Bermejo, Marlene Mae (UP Manila-NIH; co-investigator); Guinto, Ramon Lorenzo (UP Manila-CM; co-investigator); Palaganas, Erlinda (UPB-IM; co-investigator)

January-December 2017




























June 2015-May 2016

Funded by the Department of Health-CAR



























Philippine Council for Health Research and Development-Department of Science and Technology with the Department of Health (PCHRD-DOST-DOH)



Re-engendering S&RH Services- Evaluation and Strategy Directions for Marie Stopes Clinics in the Philippines (Principal Investigator)

March 2015-February 2016 Population Services Pilipinas, Inc.



Knowledge,  Experiences and Practices of Ethics Reviewers relevant to gender issues in research proposal evaluation  (co-investigator)

Multidisciplinary Team: Castillo, Fatima (UP Manila-CAS; Principal Investigator); Gregorio Jr, Ernesto (UP Manila, CPH; co-investigator); Manalastas, Gregorio (UPManila-CM; co-investigator) and Palaganas, Erlinda (UPB-IM; co-investigator)

Feb 2015-Jan 2016 Commission on Higher Education


A Retrospective Study of the Nurse Licensure Examination Performance of Graduates of Philippine Colleges of Nursing (NLE Foci: December 2006-Nov. 2009); Pre-test: Nov. 2009)

A collaborative study of the PRC-Board of Nursing, Association of Deans of Colleges of Nursing in the Philippines (ADPCN) and the Philippine Nursing Research Society, Inc. (PNRS). (co-investigator)

March 2010-June 2010 (Pre-test)



June 2010-Dec 2010

Professional Regulation Commission-Board of Nursing (PRC-BON)

Health Situation Survey and Orientation/Feedback Sessions for Staff and Other Stakeholders on the Knowledge, Practices and Coverage (KPC) of the  CPFI’S Community Based Health Program (Principal Investigator)

March-June 2009 The Church and Community Fund (CCF)


Baseline Assessment for Malaria Control And Prevention Program Paracelis, Mt. Province  (principal Investigator)

December 2007-May2008 Episcopal Church of the Philippines


The “glass ceiling” phenomenon and the women entrepreneurs in the Cordilleras (Professorial Chair)

January 2007-January 2008 UP Baguio Professorial Chair


6th COUNTRY PROGRAM BASELINE STUDY: Indicators for the Ten Provinces of the Philippines (Co-investigator with Dr. Grace Castro of UPPI)

April-December 2006 UNFPA


Capacity To Express Concerns: Reproductive Health Component: “Towards a Community-Based, Gender-Responsive, Rights-Based and Integrated Reproductive Health Program in Mt.Province” (Bontoc, Sagada and Mt.Province)

Note: Three Community Needs Assessment and 4 Barangays per municipality (12 barangays); Served as basis for the PAR.  (Principal Investigator)

April –December 2005 PHSSA-CAR and UNFPA