UPVTC URUGUP distributes 2nd batch of alcohol

| Written by Arlyn VCD Palisoc Romualdo

Photo by the UP Visayas Tacloban College Office of the Continuing Education and Pahinungod.
Photo by the UP Visayas Tacloban College Office of the Continuing Education and Pahinungod.

 

UP Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC), through URUGUP, its institutional response to the COVID-19 crisis in Eastern Visayas, distributed its second batch of 80% ethyl alcohol URUGUP hand rub on May 27.

 

Photo by the UP Visayas Tacloban College Office of the Continuing Education and Pahinungod.
Photo by the UP Visayas Tacloban College Office of the Continuing Education and Pahinungod.

 

Five liters each of the UPVTC-produced antiseptic solution were given to: the Philippine National Police Region VIII Infirmary; Schistomiasis Hospital;the local government of MacArthur, Leyte; and, the local government of Guiuan, Eastern Samar. These institutions also received 3D-printed face shields produced by the Department of Science and Technology-Metal Industry Research and Development Center in partnership with UPV.

 

Photo by the UP Visayas Tacloban College Office of the Continuing Education and Pahinungod.
Photo by the UP Visayas Tacloban College Office of the Continuing Education and Pahinungod.

 

URUGUP hand rub is produced by UPVTC Chemistry faculty, researchers, and alumni.

UPVTC previously provided: the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center with 20 liters of 80% ethyl alcohol; Maasin City Hospital with 5 liters; and Abuyog District Hospital with 2.5 liters. The UPVTC Security Office received 600 milliliters of 75% isopropyl alcohol and almost 3.8 liters of 80% ethyl alcohol. Personnel manning Tacloban entry and exit points were also given 1.5 liters of 75% isopropyl alcohol.

 

 

(With report from Marvie Villones, UPVTC Office of the Continuing Education and Pahinungod)

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