The UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team launches new features in endcov.ph, a web portal created to provide the public with vital information and tools in the fight against COVID-19. New resources to the dashboard include features that show Case Projections, the State of Transmissions in NCR based on LGU data, Municipal/City Density Map based on current active cases, and a Policy Sourcebook on COVID-19.
Twenty-three students of the University of the Philippines (UP) Mindanao, who were stranded in the campus by the declaration of enhanced community quarantine, successfully returned to their respective hometowns starting Wednesday last week, May 6, following a tightly coordinated inter-agency operation. Ten more students are awaiting their turn.
A group of researchers from the University of the Philippines publishes its eight forecast report on May 26, 2020, and recommends that the national government continue the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) in NCR and consider the same in other high-risk areas.
The forecast report states that reproduction number R of NCR, which is oscillating at around 1.0 rather than showing a discernible decrease is a sign that it might be premature to relax the MECQ to GCQ. Given that the data received from DOH appears to have a lag, NCR remains a high-risk area.
The UP CIFAL examines the issue of repatriation of migrant workers, particularly among Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, during the COVID-19 pandemic in an upcoming webinar on May 29, 2020.
Join the sixth installment of the UP Webinar Series “STOP COVID DEATHS: Clinical Management Updates,” focusing on “Hospital Personnel Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic” and featuring Dr. Antonio B. Ramos, Manager of Administrative Services, Lung Center of the Philippines, as resource speaker.
LGBT slang or the Beki language option is now available when you converse with Yani! If you’re looking for COVID-19 statistics, the nearest hospitals, links to therapy and counseling, or information on policies, you can talk to Yani through Facebook messenger: m.me/YaniEndCovBot
In this Forecast Report No. 7, UP experts cite data analyses to show that the past enhanced community quarantine worked to reduce transmission and deaths due to COVID-19. However, in certain areas of the country, the risk level of the pandemic is still high. Read about the recommendations of UP scientists regarding the continuation of quarantine measures in some areas and the loosening of restrictions in others.
The UP Beta Sigma Fraternity – UP Visayas Chapter demonstrates community spirit through its active support of healthcare frontliners and local hospitals, local governments, as well as the UP Visayas community.
UP remembers its 15th president, Senator Edgardo Javier Angara, on the second anniversary of his passing. SEJA, as he was fondly called at the Philippine Senate, served as UP President from 1981 to 1987.
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