UP Ikot: Talipapa sa Oble, the weekly market organized by UP Baguio during the pandemic, aims to generate income for local growers who are unable to sell their harvest due to lockdowns imposed on their regular trade routes.
The Manila Health Tek Lab, Inc. has delivered the locally-made coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) test to the University of the Philippines National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH).
UP-NIH is the first health facility to use the GENAMPLIFY™ COVID-19 rRT-PCR test kit under the Field Implementation which was funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD).
At least one good thing that has come out of the coronavirus pandemic is the display of bravery and heroism from ordinary people. Front healthcare frontliners to supermarket staff, from military and police personnel to garbage disposal workers, the crisis proves that there is no shortage of men and women who become heroes in our eyes simply by doing their job.
One person who certainly deserves this honor is Dr. Abundio “Bunds Balgos. A pulmonoligist and retired professor at the University of Philippines College of Medicine, Dr. Balgos led a team of experts that developed ReliefVent, a locally made, low-cost, high-quality ventilator more commonly known as Ginhawa that will soon help those who are severely ill from COVID-19.
A recent study by the Interdisciplinary Applied Modeling (IAM) laboratory of the University of the Philippines (UP) Mindanao recommends that “the local government should consider extending the community quarantine” beyond the April 19 end date of the community quarantine in Davao City. The IAM lab is part of the UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team – Bioinformatics and Modeling Group, which is mainly composed of mathematicians across the different UP campuses.
WAHM, SAHM – we’ve probably heard of these before. The terms Work-at-home-moms or stay-at-home-moms have been circulating the virtual space for a few years now. Mothers, mostly, are the ones who maintain online jobs to earn while attending to their families. Today, however, forced by circumstances we find everyone staying home while earning. With the […]
The Ugnayan ng Pahinungod Committee on Psychosocial Emergency Services (UP CoPES) created KAMALAYAN (Awareness), a hub of articles, books, videos, podcasts, and other resource materials on psychosocial support and other related topics.
The primer was prepared by Professor Jorge Tigno with inputs from other faculty members of the Department of Political Science, University of the Philippines, Diliman. It hopes to provide basic information related to the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act of 2020 and encourage the readers to discuss the issues surrounding the law and its implementation
The extension of the Luzon-wide Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) raises the question on how effective the ECQ has been to contain the spread of COVID-19. If it is, how should it be implemented after April 30 without unnecessarily paralyzing local economies over a long period of time?
Sa patuloy na paglaban sa COVID-19, tumitindig ang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas bilang tunay na bulwagan ng dangal at husay para sa sambayanan.
Makikita sa maikling video, (Talunin Natin ang COVID-19! Bayanihan Na!) na ginawa ng TVUP, ang iba’t ibang naging tugon ng UP at ng walo nitong constituent universities upang labanan ang COVID-19.
The UP Vanguard, a group of officials and members of the reserve officer training corps at the state university, said in a statement on Saturday that they raised the amount to buy PPEs for frontliners working at Amang Rodriguez Memorial Medical Center in Marikina City and Philippine Heart Center in Quezon City.