Replaced the laboratorio municipal which was

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Replaced the Laboratorio Municipal, which was established under the Spanish colonial era Dealt with the study of tropical diseases and laboratory projects (production of vaccine for virus, serums and prophylactics) In 1993, the National Research Council of the Philippines was established The Bureau of Science became the primary research center of the Philippines in the World War II Science was inclined towards agriculture, food processing, forestry, medicine and pharmacy Not much focus was given on the development of industrial technology due to free trade policy with the United States Researches were done to control malaria, cholera and tuberculosis and other tropical diseases Protestant church missions in different places in country brought hospitals and schools to far- flung areas However, with these advances that Philippines had during pre-colonial, Spanish, and American regimes it became a turn down destabilizing the developments of the country in many ways. Institutions and public facilities were turned into ashes, houses were burned, and many lives were destroyed. The country had a difficult time to rebuild itself from the ruins of the war. Through the help of Japan, reparation funds focused on building some institutions and public facilities like schools, hospitals, and transportation systems. Since the establishment of the new republic, the whole nation
has been focusing on using its limited resources in improving its science and technological capability. It has explored the use of ODA or Overseas Development Allocations from different countries to help the country improve its scientific productivity and technological capability. This is Philippines during the World War II The development of science and technology in the Philippines, based on its brief history, is shaped by several factors and influences. Like in the history of science in other countries, it is always shaped by human and social activities, both internal and external. Science and technology may have significant impact on lives of the people and in the development of the Philippine society. However, improving the quality of science education still remains as a big challenge in the country. School science from basic education to graduate education is improving slowly, and there are only few students enrolling in science and technology courses. Week 5: The Philippine Government Science & Technology Agenda The Philippine Government Science & Technology Agenda “Advancing science and technology is the best option for Philippines growth” -DOST We are so lucky nowadays that our government is extending their support in developing science and technology to create an avenue for researches and inventions that will help our country grow. Before, science and technology has limited its resources of what is existing but now, science and technology had improved and it is expanding its means for new studies and relevance. For us to have a better

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