Book on pandemic surgery to be virtually launched at 29th UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar

The 29th installment of the UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar series will be the very first Virtual National Book Launch of an ebook on pandemic surgery, set to be held on November 6, Friday, at 12:00 noon.

The UP webinar series “STOP COVID DEATHS: VIRTUAL GRAND ROUNDS” will focus on the case of an infant with pneumonia and multiple congenital abnormalities in the context of pandemic. It will be held this Friday, Oct. 23, from 12:00 n.n. to 2:00 p.m.

Anesthesiologists risk getting infected themselves whenever they perform endotracheal intubation on COVID-19 patients to help them to breathe. The upcoming installment of the UP webinar series, “STOP COVID DEATHS: VIRTUAL GRAND ROUNDS”, set for Friday, September 25, at 12:00 nn will focus on how two anesthesiology teams handled the situation.

All teachers, educators, scholars and Filipinos who wish to continue learning about our country’s history and who believe in the importance of upholding and defending basic freedoms, civil liberties and human rights, are invited to attend this year’s UP Day of Remembrance on September 21 and 22.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused depression, anxiety, and other serious negative mental health effects that have led to an increase in suicide reports. The 22nd installment in the UP webinar series,“STOP COVID DEATHS: VIRTUAL GRAND ROUNDS”, will tackle the urgent national health crisis on top of the COVID-19 crisis—that of depression and suicide—on Friday, Sept. 18, at 12:00 nn.

UP is participating as a collaborating organization in the 18th MAP International CEO WebCon 2020, which will focus on “A Whole New World: Reigniting the Stalled Global Economy”. This will be held on September 15, 2020, Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. via ZOOM.

“Never again! Never forget!” UP will hold a virtual commemoration of the struggle against Martial Law and the Marcos Regime in the two-day UP Day of Remembrance this year slated on 21-22 September 2020, featuring UP alumni and faculty who fought during Martial Law.
The UP Day of Remembrance 2020 is open to all teachers, educators, scholars and Filipinos who wish to continue learning about our country’s history and who believe in the importance of upholding and defending basic freedoms, civil liberties and human rights.

Screenshot from the replay on UPLB’s YouTube channel. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnBjK0QTKo4]

The lessons and principles of a UP education have prepared them to face even the most daunting challenge of a post-pandemic world. This was UP Regent Francis Laurel’s message to the members of UP Los Baños Class of 2020 who held their first virtual commencement exercises as part of the first class to graduate during a pandemic.

Former UP President Alfredo Pascual addressing the UP Manila Class of 2020. Screenshot from the livestream of the UP Manila commencement exercises.

For his contributions to the university, former UP President Alfredo E. Pascual was conferred an honorary degree during UP Manila’s first ever virtual commencement exercises.