The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred innovation and transformation in the field of medical education. The 31st installment in the UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar series will be a virtual international conference on medical education in the time of pandemic, to be held on Friday, 20 November, at 12:00 noon.
The case of a newborn with blue lips—a manifestation of severe respiratory distress, made even more risky in the time of COVID-19—is the hot topic in the upcoming installment of the UP webinar series, “STOP COVID DEATHS: VIRTUAL GRAND ROUNDS”, to be held on Aug. 29, 2020, at 12:00 nn.
Reports on mutations of the SARS-CoV-2 virus have led the public to ask whether these changes make the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease more infectious, lethal, or on the other hand, benign and less transmissible. Philippine Genome Center Executive Director. Cynthia Saloma goes in depth on the issue in the 13th installment of the UP Webinar Series “STOP COVID DEATHS: Clinical Management Updates”.
Dr. Antonio B. Ramos, manager of the Lung Center of the Philippines Department of Administrative Services and resource speaker for the sixth episode of the University of the Philippines’ “STOP COVID DEATHS: Clinical Management Updates” webinar series, talked about the LCP experience in promoting hospital personnel safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cebu, the Queen City of the South, has been cited by UP researchers as the “second major battleground” in the country’s fight against COVID-19. The ninth webinar in UP’s “STOP COVID DEATHS: Clinical Management Updates” series on June 19 aims to provide valuable lessons on the clinical management of COVID-19 in Cebu and other LGUs, with Dr. Mitzi Marie Chua, ICC Chair of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City, as speaker.
In the 5th installment of the UP Stop COVID Deaths webinar series, Dr. Rontgene M. Solante, one of the top infectious diseases experts in the country, shared his insights on the impact of COVID-19 on the control of TB, HIV, and other infections based on the San Lazaro hospital experience.
To plot information on the COVID-19 outbreak in the Davao Region, the UP Mindanao COVID-19 Modeling Team has created a web-based platform for tracking COVID-19 cases, dubbed “COVID-19 Insights.”
The UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team has created a web portal (http://endcov.ph/) mapping out COVID-19 cases in the country in clear, useful detail.
The University of the Philippines Diliman Gender Office (UPDGO) led a multisectoral gathering of the University’s advocates of women and gender rights in a program at the Quezon Hall on March 6, 2020, as part of the series of activities scheduled in celebration of National Women’s Month in UP and to mark the UP Diliman community’s commemoration of International Women’s Day.
Officials and delegates from UP and the Edu-Connect Southeast Asia Association promote teamwork and academic partnerships during their meeting last month at the Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman, Quezon City.