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President Duterte Visits PNRI at Mindanao NSTW 2018 - Davao

During the 2018 Mindanao National Science and Technology Week on July 6, 2018, President Rodrigo Duterte, Representative Karlo Nograles of 1st District, Davao City and Secretary Fortunato de la Peña visited the PNRI booth on the latest applications of nuclear science and technology, as explained by PNRI Director Dr. Carlo Arcilla. 

Dr. Arcilla was joined by Atomic Research Division Chief and Career Scientist Dr. Lucille Abad, and Technology Diffusion Division Chief Ms. Ana Elena Conjares.

Among the nuclear science and technology applications featured are the Carrageenan PGP as Plant Food Supplement, PVP Hydrogel Wound Dressings for wounds and bedsores, food irradiation for longer shelf-life and hemostats for wounds and skin openings.