UP celebrates its 113th founding anniversary today and its second during the pandemic. Take a look back at the year that was, and watch the tribute video to UP here.
For the medical staff and personnel of the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital, heroism is part of their standard operating procedure. In recognition of this, ten members of the UP-PGH staff were conferred the Order of Lapu-Lapu for their bravery and disciplined disaster response that saved lives during the fire last May 16.
Listen to the country’s top experts as they discuss the latest scientific findings on COVID-19 vaccines and possible physiological reactions among people with health concerns in the latest Stop COVID Deaths webinar on Friday, 26 February, 12:00 noon.
Updates on the COVID-19 vaccination will be the focus of a UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar on December 11, Friday at 12:00 noon.
COVID-19 impacts not only the respiratory system, but the brain and neurological system as well. The 30th installment in the UP webinar series “STOP COVID DEATHS: VIRTUAL GRAND ROUNDS” will focus on the case of a COVID-19 patient who suffered seizures, and what treatment can be done for patients with neurological disorders.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic poses a threat not just to people’s physical health, but perhaps more insidiously, to their mental, emotional and psychological health as well. What the impacts of the pandemic are on our psychosocial well-being and how we can help one another cope will be the subject of the 14th installment in the UP Webinar Series “STOP COVID DEATHS: Clinical Management Updates”, which is scheduled on July 24, 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.
The University of the Philippines continues its mission to help educate our country’s medical and healthcare workers and frontliners, enabling them to win the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic through the sharing of information, research, experience, and expertise.