Axis Knee System was featured in the first DOST-PCHRD Talakayang HeaRT Beat, Press and Media Conference

February 12, 2019


Info & Photos Courtesy of: DOST-PCHRD 



MAKATI CITY - The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Technology (DOST-PCHRD) held the Talakayang HeaRT Beat, a press and media conference for PCHRD-supported technologies, last February 12, 2019 at the Asian Institute of Management Conference Center, Makati City.


Axis Knee System, an affordable and world-class total knee replacement system developed for Asian and Filipino, was featured in their first press conference. Media, stakeholders, researchers, and potential technology adopters were invited to join the discussion about Axis Knee System. Among the agenda for the press conference are the launch of Siyensikat, a television program which will feature DOST technologies, services and interventions, and the signing of Memorandum of Understanding for the Siyensikat episode on Axis Knee System.

DOST Secretary, Mr. Fortunato de la Peña, Undersecretary for Research and Development, Usec. Ms. Rowena Guevara, Orthopaedic International Inc. (OII) chairman, Dr. Ramon Gustilo and OII President, Mr. Jude Sasing, DOST Science and Technology Information Institutre (DOST-STII) Director, Mr. Richard Burgos, and DOST-PCHRD Executive Director, Dr. Jaime Montoya were present during the press conference.

Seen below are photos during the event. Watch out for more press conferences featuring PCHRD-supported technologies through their DOST-PCHRD FB Page.

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During the signing of Memorandum of Understanding for Siyensikat - Axis Knee System episode

DOST Secretary, Mr. Fortunato Dela Peña, during the 
DOST-PCHRD Talakayang HeaRT Beat, Press and Media Conference

OII President, Mr. Jude Sasing, presents Axis Knee System during the DOST-PCHRD Talakayang HeaRT Beat, Press and Media Conference

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Aug 30, 2017. Dr. Ramon B. Gustilo recipient of 2017 UPAA Distinguished Alumnus Award in Medicine

Jul 17, 2017. Axis Knee System team awarded with Outstanding Technology Commercialization Award at NSTW 2017

May 04, 2017. POA 27th Midyear Convention

Mar 24, 2017. AAOS 2017 Annual Meeting at San Diego, CA

Nov 22, 2016. 67th POA Annual Convention

Nov 12, 2016. 22 surgeons attended Axis Knee System Training at POC

Oct 06, 2016. Orthopaedic International goes to THAILAND!

Sep 30, 2016. Axis goes to (Bicol) Access!

Aug 18, 2016. Filipino orthopedic surgeons begin use of modern, cheaper way of knee surgery

Aug 01, 2016. DOST showcases PH-designed knee replacement

Jul 27, 2016. OII welcomed the Senior Citizens Association for a plant tour

Jun 16, 2016. Pinoy company now manufactures knee implants designed for Asians

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May 19, 2016. Orthopaedic International clears way for conquering Osteoarthritis

May 18, 2016. Orthopedic global expert promotes PCHRD-supported technology “Axis Knee System”

May 15, 2016. Axis knee System: Confidence in Every Step

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May 06, 2016. DOST-PCHRD Conducts Science Media Tour For Awareness On “Knee Replacement Surgery” Availability In PH

Mar 02, 2016. OII at the AAOS Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida

Nov 01, 2015. Joint effort propels development of ‘affordable’ knee replacements

Jul 27, 2015. DOST develops knee replacement at half the cost of regular treatment

Jul 22, 2015. Philippine firm makes knee implants affordable


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