The Ministry of Science and Technology – RxBox Regional Management Team joins the 2023 RxBox Summit on March 1-3, 2023, in MetroCentre Hotel, Tagbilaran City, Bohol.

The summit theme, “Smarter Healthcare, Healthier Communities,” aimed to identify and assess sites based on selection criteria, in which the 1000 units will be deployed to monitor and document the usage of the device by healthcare workers, including referral and other telehealth activities. Currently, 97.1% or 971 out of 1000 RxBox devices are deployed in the Philippines, and 76 RxBox devices are in BARMM Region.

Present during the 2023 RxBox Summit were the following: DOST Secretary Dr. Renato U. Solidum as the keynote speaker, DOST Undersecretary Engr. Sancho Mabborang, Dr. Leah J. Buendia, Dr. Jaime C. Montoya, Executive Director of PCHRD, Dir. Emelita P. BagsitRxBox 1000 Project Leader from DOST 4A, Regional Directors from different regions, its Regional Management Team, and other project partners.

Nadjiyah S. Sinarimbo, Senior Science Research Specialist / Regional Coordinator, Yzel Andrew A. Aron RN, SRS II / Regional Training Coordinator, Marinell C. Mabazza RN, Project Technical Assistant IV, Engr. Norhasim H. Purong, Project Assistant II, participated in the summit.


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