COVID-19 famously targets the lungs, but it doesn’t stop there. Dr. Elizabeth Montemayor, Vice President of the Philippine Nephrology Society, discusses the way COVID-19 attacks the kidneys, rendering patients with kidney problems especially vulnerable to the virus.
UP honors the memory of those who have succumbed to COVID-19 as “unknown heroes who fell during the night” in a music video of Fr. Manuel Francisco’s “Hindi Kita Malilimutan”.
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.
The University of the Philippines enters into a memorandum of understanding with the Commission on Higher Education and Office of the Ombudsman to create anti-corruption programs for the youth sector.
As recognition of the University’s role at the forefront of awareness, vigilance, and militancy, and to build on last year’s inaugural program, the University will launch an expanded lineup of events with the theme, Dambana ng Paggunita at Pagtutuos sa Batas Militar ni Marcos, to banner the key messages: Marahas ang Batas Militar, Lugmok ang Ekonomiya, Niyurakan ang Karapatang Pantao, Sinupil ang Pamamahayag, at Ninakaw ang Kabang-Yaman.