The Western Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium (WVHRDC) research project titled, “Assessing Health Behaviour during the COVID-19 Pandemic Outbreak and Community Quarantine in the Population of Western Visayas” has already received technical and ethics clearance. At this point, the project is ready to proceed to data collection phase.

The main aim of the project is  to gain insights into the behaviour of the population in Western Visayas during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak and the quarantine period to improve initiatives taken in response to COVID-19 pandemic and to inform future actions to similar threats or disruptions in Western Visayas.  

Data collection for this research project will be done remotely, specifically via online survey forms, under pandemic times.  The Consortium requests for the support in the data collection through dissemination of the research project and the links to the online survey forms to the general public.

Link to the Online Survey Forms

A Facebook page, “Wvhrdc COVID-19 Research”, was created to host all links to the      online    survey     forms. The FB page can be accessed here: https://www.facebook.com/Wvhrdc-Covid-19-Research-113067220605074/. Below is also summary table for the available online survey forms.

 

Sector

Description of target participants

Note: Help can be requested from another person (at least 18 years old and comfortable in answering online survey forms) to put in answer in this online survey form if the survey participant is not comfortable in answering online forms. However, please make sure that it is the survey

participant’s answer that is reflected in the online survey form.

Site link
1 General Public This survey for the General Public is to be answered by residents of Western Visayas aged at least 18 years old and have been in the region since 17 March 2020 to present. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLScEpv7SwZBS4zv581 HEmeK0GblKfaRPuUzaoop_m5 qxqqJ_5A/viewform?usp=sf_link

2 SHS/College/ University Students This survey form is for individuals who are 1) currently aged at least 18 years old; 2) residents of Western Visayas; 3) enrolled as a senior high school or tertiary (college/university) student in Western Visayas during the second semester of school year 2019-2020 or during the first semester of school year 2020-2021. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLSej2Led- 3SXe6YM9AMYnHJU7QbHKr

WguDHU9v6jDuPe0QtKiQ/view form?usp=sf_link

3 Senior Citizens This survey form is for Senior Citizens (individuals aged at least 60 years old) residing in Western Visayas. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLSdx5gmV9x4pCFmUR MYPB_JGmGYgdhazDb1LMu_b xfPQbH1T2Q/viewform?usp=sf_l ink

4 Persons with Disablity This survey form is for Persons With Disability who are at least 18 years old and residents of Western Visayas. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLScezwSBIaAVzHrCZ7 M3w2iQTWtxi3dW4vyvdG9I5w M53SJjFg/viewform?usp=sf_link

5 Persons with Co- morbidity This survey form is for individuals 1) who are at least 18 years old, 2) residents of Western Visayas, and 3) diagnosed to have Diabetes, Hypertension, COPD, Immunodeficiency, and other comorbidities. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLScQpqzAbT7GYj1hsY cyMm3fi60G9k7nxa1hdL1zBDP hCOAWRg/viewform?usp=sf_lin k

6 Couples on Family Planning This survey form is for couples or individuals who are residents of Western Visayas, aged at least 18 years old, and

1) has been practicing FP in March 2020 to present; 2) started practicing FP planning at anytime within March 2020 to present; OR 3) was practicing FP in March 2020 and stopped practicing anytime within April 2020 to present.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLSfB-

FDF7cZFtjhyzhsfP7wyQWr4hvG nW1sBTxPhZIqKRWKGnA/vie wform?usp=sf_link

 

 

Sector

Description of target participants

Note: Help can be requested from another person (at least 18 years old and comfortable in answering online survey forms) to put in answer in this online survey form if the survey participant is not comfortable in answering online forms. However, please make sure that it is the survey

participant’s answer that is reflected in the online survey form.

Site link
       
7 Fishers/Farmers This survey form is for the farmers and fishers who are at least 18 years old and residents of Western Visayas. A fisher catches fish in inland or marine water bodies. A farmer is a person engaged in farming (different field crops, orchards), raising poultry (chickens, turkeys, geese and ducks), pigs, cows, goat, fish, and other living organisms for food or raw materials. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLSewIHe52PEmkSacTSj uf3ThUYxiaIRpYB_HcEs18UG3 zOWulQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

8 Essential Service Employees This survey form is for individuals aged at least 18 years old and residents of Western Visayas who during the E/MECQ/GCQ/MGCQ continued to report to work because they provide essential services. They are the bank employees, money courier employees, pharmacy employees, grocery employees, airport crew, security guards, delivery personnel, media practitioners,    gas station attendants, hospital non-medical staff, janitor, electricity and power personnel, communication service personnel, firefighter, law enforcement personnel, cleaners/garbage collectors, personnel who composed the skeleton staff of their offices or organizations, and local government staff. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLScFUqmWNfhB7jX5cl oga9WR4ZP4U7arqVsyRqsqO3i 4S3QBOw/viewform?usp=sf_link

9 LSI/ROFW This survey form is for individuals at least 18 years old, residents of Western Visayas, and 1) considered as Locally- Stranded Individuals during the quarantine period (ECQ/MECQ/GCQ/MGCQ); OR 2) Overseas Filipino Workers who returned home in Western Visayas starting mid-March 2020 to present. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLSesJ6ZPCTTyKgu04iV Ws_Yr- xJZ6cGEEsY8ICuaIQKE7L4g-

A/viewform?usp=sf_link

10 Local Health System This survey form is for all the medical frontliners who are residents of Western Visayas and on active duty since 17 March 2020 to present. They include the city/municipal health doctor, dentists, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, medical technologists, sanitary inspector, public health associates, X-ray technicians, sonographer, other local government-hired health workers, Barangay Health Workers, Barangay Nutrition Scholars, and Population

Officer.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLSeDVIKqpJ2PINOdj42

GK0fK_VESRchAfv7XMJr8oT7 Zjjd3KA/viewform?usp=sf_link

11 Pregnant Women This survey form is for pregnant women at least 18 years old and residents of Western Visayas. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLSe_0xNvICFPmgcJilp EAeLHlWFuTfuNz- xWi8KDX8dXhJbbrA/viewform? usp=sf_link

12 Parents This survey form is for parents at least 18 years old and residents of Western Visayas. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLSe6rzJuYzEHxXyR3w eXXWsAxkMmCdAx7JPglwIvm j_XCTQBwA/viewform?usp=sf_l ink

 

 

Sector

Description of target participants

Note: Help can be requested from another person (at least 18 years old and comfortable in answering online survey forms) to put in answer in this online survey form if the survey participant is not comfortable in answering online forms. However, please make sure that it is the survey

participant’s answer that is reflected in the online survey form.

Site link
13 Medical frontliners in the hospital This survey form is to be answered by hospital-based medical frontliners, who are the medical doctors, medical specialists, nurses, midwives, nursing assistants, medical technologists, pharmacists, psychosocial counsellors, radiologic technologists, physical therapists and respiratory therapists, among others who have been on active duty in hospital at any time since March 17, 2020 to present https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLSdLCHQAyjyMD-

UvyDMIx9EadWq2dmYSXRwd Fgo4enoXRSqzmA/viewform?us p=sf_link

14 Teachers This survey form is for teachers who are residents of Western Visayas and actively teaching in the region during the last quarter (for elementary and high school teachers) and second semester (for college/university teachers) for SY 2019-2020 or teaching at present. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLSeBbf55H-

FhIxN9lx60tve6m- wbC55DlkVEBBnqr7C0vBvM7 Q/viewform?usp=sf_link

15 Social Welfare and Development Workforce This online survey is for social welfare and development personnel from national, provincial, and local governments residing in Western Visayas aged at least 18 years old and have been in the frontline since 17 March 2020 to present. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e

/1FAIpQLSf1XvJlfRN7GC8_YV

qq387wCdHYiyETT56bSOIxUO XbCA3DEQ/viewform?usp=sf_li nk

The Consortium Research Project Team is composed of 27 researchers from 10 member organizations of the Consortium. Dr. Alice Joan G. Ferrer of the University of the Philippines Visayas is the project leader. Any queries should be sent to wvhrdc6@gmail.com.You may also call (033) 320- 0093 loc 103and look for Ms. Mary Angelie Flores, Project Assistant II.