Dr. Lorna E. Sister of the UPLB CAFS Institute of Crop Science leads the documentation initiative for indigenous vegetables which produced pamphlets containing information on “katutubong gulay” that are available all over the country.
UP Diliman reaches out to homeless individuals and survivors of gender-based violence and sexual exploitation to give them their COVID-19 vaccines at the University’s vaccination hub.
UP will be launching its alumni email registration portal on November 12, 2021.
According to researchers from University of the Philippines Manila who are conducting the clinical trial for the use of lagundi as herbal medicine in the management of mild COVID-19 cases, the plant brings “symptomatic relief” to patients without co-morbidities. Studies on the use of tawa-tawa as herbal supplement also yielded positive results.
The University of the Philippines Manila-National Institutes of Health, in partnership with the DOST-Food and Nutrition Research Institute, will be conducting research that will “determine the association of body composition with the functional capacity and quality of life of older persons in selected regions in the country.”
URBAN FARMING. Agriculture Secretary William Dar leads the inauguration of the country’s first Urban Agri Hydro Hub Learning Center at The Pop Up Katipunan in Quezon City on Wednesday (Oct. 13, 2021). Dar said the facility aims to address food shortages in the country. (DA Comms Group) MANILA – In light of the government’s thrust to promote urban […]
The UP Los Baños Department of Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship provided technical assistance to the Philippine Rural Development Project by giving a month-long Business Development Tooling/Retooling program to its staff last September.
To help protect children with comorbidities against COVID-19, the Philippine General Hospital will be joining other government hospitals in administering vaccines that have secured Emergency Use Authorization from the Food and Drug Administration to children ages 12-17.
Representatives from the camps of Vice President Leni Robredo, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, and Senator Grace Poe will discuss campaign dynamics and strategies in an online forum to be moderated by Pia Hontiveros of CNN Philippines on October 13. “Kanya-kanyang Diskarte: Campaign Dynamics During the Pandemic,” will be the third webinar under the National Forum on Communication and Democracy: […]
3,975 University of the Philippines Los Baños employees, which is 90% of the total workforce, have already been given COVID-19 vaccines as part of the University’s commitment to help protect its employees and promote a safe and healthy work environment.