27th MAHLAP Congress and Seminar-Workshop


Dear Fellow Librarians, Information Specialists, and Colleagues:

The Medical and Health Librarians Association of the Philippines (MAHLAP) will hold its 27th National Congress and Seminar-Workshop on the theme: "Making Ideas Happen: Understanding Accreditation Standards and Sustaining Excellence" on March 25-27, 2015 in Marco Polo Hotel, Davao City.  The forum will discuss a wealth of topics such as "New Evaluation Tools of PACUCOA, PAASCU and ISO" "How to Prepare an Action Plan;" "How to Present and Critic Output;" "Impact of Out-come Based Education in the library collection" and many more.


Our objectives for the 27th Congress are:

• To update librarians with the new evaluation tools used by PAASCU, PACUCOA and ISO;

• To train librarians in preparing basic documents for accreditation; and

• To inform the librarians the impact of Out-come Based Education (OBE) in the library collection.

We have invited our country’s experts to share their knowledge and experiences about preparing documents for accreditation and the impact of OBE.

We are pleased to invite you to join this seminar-workshop. The registration fees are as follows:

P6,000 - Live in (Normal Rates). Non MAHLAP Member

P5,500 - Live in. MAHLAP Member/Early Bird (Non MAHLAP Member)

P5,000 - Live out. Non MAHLAP Member (Early Bird (MAHLAP Member)

P4,000 - Live out. MAHLAP Member

Registration fee for live-in participants includes accommodation (triple sharing), breakfasts, AM/PM snacks, lunches, dinners, conference kits and certificate of participation/attendance.

Registration fee for live-out participants includes conference kits, certificate of participation/attendance and meals (AM/PM snacks and lunch). To avail of Early Bird Rates, please settle your payments on or before February 28, 2015.

Rate for Accompanying Person - P5,000 (accommodation with meals and snacks only).

Hotel rate for extra night: P1,600-P2,000/pax (room-sharing).

Payments maybe in cash or check, payable to Medical and Health Librarians Association of the Philippines. Cash or check payment may be deposited to any Banco de Oro branches with the following details:

Account name: Medical and Health Librarians Association of the Philippines

Account number: 3940560825


Upon payment, send us a copy of the deposit slip and registration form through email at or through fax at (632) 837-2071 loc 2145 c/o Ms. Louise Ian de los Reyes. 

Our theme for the fellowship night on March 25 is Hat Party. Don't forget to bring your most amazing hat! Check our website for more details.

We look forward to your presence.

Sincerely yours,

Maria Juliana Noces Gasmen, MLIS 


University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center 

Noted by: 

Joenabie Encanto Arevalo, MLIS


Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health 



Tentative Programme 

Registration form (print - open as Read-only)

Registration form (online)

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