UP remains one of the main institutions at the forefront of the battle against COVID-19. Read about how a university community is harnessing utak, puso and diwa against a global pandemic.
In a time of crisis, allies are called upon for assistance. This is what UP Visayas Tacloban College is doing through URUGUP to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. It is asking people to be its partner, its kaugop, in bringing help to those in need.
Parents looking for ways to explain COVID-19 prevention and control measures to their children have help in these illustrated, free-to-download children’s ebooks published by the UPLB Department of Human and Family Development Studies.
Dahil sa COVID-19 at sa umiiral na enhanced community quarantine, maraming mga mass blood donation ang nakansela. Nahihirapan din ang mga walk-in donors dahil sa limitasyon sa public transportation, kahit na bukas ang ibang blood donation centers.
A team from UP Baguio is utilizing their expertise and campus laboratories to produce 70% ethyl alcohol for public health care facilities.
A short video produced by TVUP, an Internet television (webcast) network operated by UP, highlights a few of the many ways that the UP communities in all its eight constituent units are doing their part to win the fight against COVID-19.
UPV Tacloban College has produced an alcohol-based hand rub following World Health Organization standards for donation to healthcare facilities and other frontline service providers in Eastern Visayas.
The UP Philippine Genome Center-Visayas Satellite Facility (PGC-VSF) has lent its reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) machine to the Western Visayas Medical Center (WVMC) to strengthen the hospital’s capability in testing patients for COVID-19.
Meghan Sevilla and Sofia Tagle, 4th year BS Food Technology students from UP Diliman’s College of Home Economics, formulated and produced a ginger-calamansi concentrate called Lucal. Bottles of this vitamin C-enriched drink were distributed to the Philippine General Hospital and Lung Center of the Philippines.
The UP Diliman College of Science (UPD-CS) expressed its appreciation for its constituents who are actively helping the country respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.