An alumna of the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Medicine, Dr. Maria Asuncion Silvestre, was awarded the 2023 United Arab Emirates Health Foundation Prize during the 76th World Health Assembly for her advocacy work in promoting exclusive breastfeeding and improving the health of mothers and newborns. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), […]
With the “stealth” sub-variant of Omicron becoming the dominant variant in several countries, including ours, what should we know about the sub-variant? And how do we handle another surge? Find out in this week’s “Stop COVID Deaths” webinar this Friday, February 18, 12:00 noon.
UP’s “Stop COVID Deaths” webinar will take on the “shadow pandemic” lurking behind the global public health crisis: the alarming rise in domestic violence and abuse against women and children. Watch the webinar on Friday, November 26, at 12 noon.
Apart from the pandemic, we must deal with a simultaneous “infodemic” of fake news about COVID-19. Learn how distinguish accurate information from fake news in this week’s “Stop COVID Deaths” webinar on Friday, October 22, 12:00 noon.
UP joins the global celebration of World Mental Health Day with the launch of the ten best mental health advocacy programs by student organizations across the UP System.
What exactly is the Delta variant, and what should every frontliner know about this highly contagious version of SARS-CoV-2? These questions and more will be answered in an upcoming UP webinar on Friday, 16 July, 12:00 noon.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made getting treatment for oral cancer more challenging, especially for the poor. The case of a farmer with oral cancer will be the focus of the upcoming UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar, scheduled on Friday, December 18, at 12:00 noon.
The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred innovation and transformation in the field of medical education. The 31st installment in the UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar series will be a virtual international conference on medical education in the time of pandemic, to be held on Friday, 20 November, at 12:00 noon.
UPV Tacloban College has produced an alcohol-based hand rub following World Health Organization standards for donation to healthcare facilities and other frontline service providers in Eastern Visayas.