Experts discuss screening people for COViD-19 vaccination

Doctors from UP Manila and the PGH offer expert advice on screening people for COViD-19 vaccinations in an upcoming webinar, to be streamed on February 5, 2021 at 12 noon.

UP webinar to focus on oral cancer treatment in the time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has made getting treatment for oral cancer more challenging, especially for the poor. The case of a farmer with oral cancer will be the focus of the upcoming UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar, scheduled on Friday, December 18, at 12:00 noon.

The pandemic poses a challenge for the National Kidney and Transplant Institute, which has to deal with the influx of patients who have nowhere else to go for dialysis during the pandemic. The UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar on December 4, Friday, at 12:00 nn., will focus on how the NKTI faces this challenge.

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.

A 61-year old widow was diagnosed with colon cancer and due to worsening of symptoms sought medical and surgical care in the midst of the lockdown. Through her course of treatment, she develops COVID-19. Learn how this case was managed at the UP Stop COVID Deaths Virtual Grand Rounds Webinar Series tomorrow, October 16 at 12:00 NN (Manila Time).

The pandemic has disrupted training of doctors but the world still needs health professionals. The UP Stop COVID Deaths webinar series will tackle this issue in its first virtual international conference on Friday, October 9 at 12 nn.

An 18 year-old is admitted for a swollen left knee and upper thigh, most likely from a stray bullet. Emergency intervention is needed, but with the COVID pandemic, additional precautions are required to perform a complex orthopedic surgical procedure to save the patient’s leg. Learn about the management of such trauma cases at the 24th UP Stop COVID Deaths webinar on Friday, October 2, at 12:00 PM (Manila time).

Anesthesiologists risk getting infected themselves whenever they perform endotracheal intubation on COVID-19 patients to help them to breathe. The upcoming installment of the UP webinar series, “STOP COVID DEATHS: VIRTUAL GRAND ROUNDS”, set for Friday, September 25, at 12:00 nn will focus on how two anesthesiology teams handled the situation.