UP Visayas continues to facilitate the return of its stranded students to their homes. More of them have gone back to their hometowns and have been reunited with their families.
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.
The UP Cebu Central Visayas Center for Informatics created last May 5 a story map showing the series of events that took place after the first COVID-19 cases were reported in Cebu City.
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.
In the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, Filipino scientists and experts—such as the UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team—take center stage. Get to know some of the ways they harness their knowledge and skills to help the country win the war against a deadly virus.
Physical health is not the only thing that needs precious care in this COVID-19 crisis. Equally important is mental and psychosocial well-being. UPOU Assistant Professor Finaflor Taylan gives five tips on maintaining psychosocial health during this time.
Demonstrating what the “Brotherhood of Engineers” can accomplish, the UP Beta Epsilon Fraternity donates 10,000 high-grade isolation coveralls to the medical and healthcare frontliners of the UPM-PGH.
UP Visayas has decided to increase prioritization of sectors affected by its work and class suspensions in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Like other UP campuses with chemists and chemistry laboratories, UP Diliman has been producing alcohol sanitizers—the demand for which has significantly increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
UP Diliman psychologists provide free psychological support and a listening ear long-distance to people severely affected by COVID-19.