The University of the Philippines (UP) and its academic community congratulate Dr. Carmencita D. Padilla, outgoing UP Manila Chancellor and Outstanding Alumna, on being conferred the Order of National Scientist by President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., in a ceremony held on August 31, 2023, at the Malacañang Palace. Dr. Padilla was honored especially for her […]
The COVID-19 pandemic forced everyone to consider other ways of gaining knowledge and acquiring skills, especially in medicine. While many things came to a halt in the ‘new normal,’ health faculties continuously tried to find innovative ways to prepare the next generation of doctors, nurses, and other medical practitioners. These past two years have […]
COVID-19 cases have been gradually dipping day by day; however, we are still seeing scenarios of reinfection, especially with our front liners who are repeatedly exposed to the virus. Moreover, “long COVID” or post-COVID conditions, described as recurring, returning, or even new symptoms even after recovery are also being observed. These raise a lot of […]
Filipino scientists have been supporting the country’s battle against COVID-19 through their technological innovations. A UP webinar shines the spotlight on some of these scientists. Watch tomorrow, 30 July, at 12:00 noon.
Can children get COVID? An upcoming UP webinar will take a closer look at data on COVID-19 and children—its risks, symptoms and management. The webinar is slated for Friday, 2 July 2021, at 12:00 noon.
When it was hit by a fire on May 16, the UP-PGH successfully evacuated its patients through the calm, quick, and selfless acts of its staff. Learn about the UP-PGH’s disaster preparedness, which resulted in zero casualties, and the compassion of nearby hospitals in coming to UP-PGH’s aid in an upcoming webinar, “May Sunog! Ligtas na Paglikas sa Panahon ng COVID-19,” on May 21, 12nn Philippine time, via Zoom and YouTube.
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.
The roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccines has sparked questions about their safety and efficacy. Health experts will provide answers to these questions in the upcoming Stop COVID Deaths webinar, Friday, 29 January, 12:00 noon.
COVID-19’s now recognized complications include neurological damage from blood clots and inflammation, which further endanger patients with cerebrovascular disease or stroke. The UP Stop COVID Deaths webinar no. 28 will focus on one such case of “Stroke and COVID-19”. Join the discussion on Friday, October 30, 12:00 noon.
The UP webinar series “STOP COVID DEATHS: VIRTUAL GRAND ROUNDS” will focus on the case of an infant with pneumonia and multiple congenital abnormalities in the context of pandemic. It will be held this Friday, Oct. 23, from 12:00 n.n. to 2:00 p.m.