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The Regional Standards and Testing Laboratory (RSTL) of Department of Science and Technology XI passed the Proficiency Testing for water testing laboratories in 2015 with an excellent score. The PT result proves that the laboratory provides reliable and high-quality services.

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With the theme “First 1,000 Days ni baby pahalagahan para sa malusog na kinabukasan”, this year’s Nutrition month focuses on the first 1,000 days of life to create awareness on the importance of proper infant and young child feeding practices. This period has been called as the “golden window of opportunity” for building the foundation of the child’s ability to grow, learn, and thrive. Improving nutrition during this period can prevent the serious and irreversible damage which will also lead to improved productivity and reduced health care costs.

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DOST conducts comprehensive occupational safety and health management system training

It is undeniable that adults, especially those who are part of the workforce, spend and allot most of their time for work. With all the deadlines to beat and tasks to accomplish, one may have overlooked the kind of working environment he/she is in. Others are willing to compromise their health and safety just to be able to earn and provide for their family.

But this shouldn’t always be the case. This shouldn’t be considered normal and “part of the job” to expose one’s self to a lot of risks and hazards at work.

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Assistant Regional Director Mirasol G. Domingo hands over the Certificate of Appreciation to the speaker and trainer, Engr.Robert Rubina of Synerquest Management Consultancy Services, Inc.

As mandated through the Presidential Proclamation 169 in 1993, the third week of July of every year is declared as the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW).

This year, NSTW will be simultaneously celebrated all throughout the country. The Department of Science and Technology Region XI (DOST XI), in partnership with the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI), will spearhead the celebration in the city which will officially kick off on July 25, 2016 at the NCCC Mall Davao Activity Area.

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Days before classes have officially started, the Department of Science and Technology Region XI went to Sitio Upian Elementary School to distribute school supplies and hygiene kits to the Lumad students.