Anesthesiologists are among the medical workers who serve at the frontlines in the battle against the viral pandemic. As such, they face health risks due to their exposure and close proximity to COVID-19-positive patients in enclosed spaces. How then can these medical frontliners keep themselves safe while taking care of their patients? Find out in the upcoming webinar in the UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” series on July 10, 12nn.

Dr. Chito Permejo, a cardiology intensivist at the Philippine Heart Center, said the off-label use of pharmacologic therapies to treat COVID-19 in patients with cardiac issues must be done with caution. He discussed this and many more in “COVID-19 and the Heart”, the eighth episode of UP’s STOP COVID DEATHS webinar series streamed on June 12.

For many patients who survive severe COVID-19, rehabilitation is the next stage of the fight. The next installment in the UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar series will focus on the needs of patients recovering from severe COVID-19, with Dr. Celso F. Bate of The Medical City and VRP Medical Center as speaker.

“We need to be self-reliant in testing, prevention, and treatment,” said UP Manila College of Medicine Dean Charlotte Chiong in “COVID-19 and the Heart” streamed live on June 12, the 122ndanniversary of Philippine Independence. The event was the eighth episode of UP’s STOP COVID DEATHS webinar series, where she was the guest speaker.

There are many ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic may negatively affect the health, wellbeing, and development of children, from the disease triggering a potentially life-threatening multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children to managing the detection and treatment of COVID-19 in children. The 10th installment of the UP “STOP COVID DEATHS: Clinical Management Updates” series, slated this Friday, June 26, at 12:00 nn, will focus on the impact of the viral disease on children.

It is no surprise that COVID-19 can be bad for the heart. The impact of COVID-19 on patients with heart disease and hypertension is the focus of the eighth webinar in the UP “Stop COVID Deaths: Clinical Management Updates” series, to be held on June 12, Friday, at 12 n.n.

In the 5th installment of the UP Stop COVID Deaths webinar series, Dr. Rontgene M. Solante, one of the top infectious diseases experts in the country, shared his insights on the impact of COVID-19 on the control of TB, HIV, and other infections based on the San Lazaro hospital experience.