The UP Visayas is gearing for the implementation of continuing education programs in the province of Antique in line with the UP Extension Campus this 2020 in the town of Pandan in Antique. It will cater to higher education institutions and state universities and colleges in the area.

Children with cancer are immunocompromised and are at greater risk of contracting severe COVID-19. The 20th installment of the UP webinar series “STOP COVID DEATHS: VIRTUAL GRAND ROUNDS” will take a deep dive into the case of a young child with leukemia who was diagnosed with COVID-19. The webinar will be held this Friday, Sept. 4, at 12:00 n.n.

The UP Mindanao Debate Society team emerged as champions in the first edition of The Novice Debate (TND) in an online competition on 15 and 16 August 2020. Frederick Omalza, an alumnus of the BS Biology program, and Michael John Galendez, a second-year BS Agribusiness Economics student, triumphed in a 5-2 split decision with convincing rebuttals to a motion for capable individuals to forgo non-essential activities in times of crisis.

The University of the Philippines Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS) is resuming the forum series “Mindanao: Fractured Promises, Continuing Challenges” online via Zoom and Facebook Live. The second installment of the forum series will be held on August 26, 2020 (Wednesday), while the third forum will happen on September 2, 2020 (Wednesday). Both forums are scheduled from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.

Infection and inflammation are processes that come into play in some high-risk COVID-19 patients. Follow the case of one patient in whom COVID-19 has led to the blood clots and swelling in a leg in the 17th installment of the UP webinar series “STOP COVID DEATHS: VIRTUAL GRAND ROUNDS” this Friday, Aug. 14, at 12:00nn.