Scientists from the University of the Philippines (UP) are conducting a “first-of-its-kind multidisciplinary study” on the chemical, physical, and psychological effects of “rugby” on those who abuse its intended use.
Treatments for and management of addiction and depression may soon be available to Filipinos’ situation as a result of studies to be held at the National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines (UP Manila-NIH) Manila.
The University of the Philippines Manila College of Dentistry (UPCD) opened a dental facility designed as a venue to ramp up the oral health status of Filipinos through advanced learning, training, research, and comprehensive oral care.
The state-of-the-art facility will equip dental health professionals with advanced training, in-depth research, and provide comprehensive multi-disciplinary services to patients. The COH is realized with the generous support of the LT Group, Inc. and Jaime V. Ongpin Foundation, Inc., through the stewardship of UPCD immediate past Dean Dr. Danilo L. Magtanong and the initiatives of Assistant Professor Dr. Arnon L. Rivera as the Project Proponent.
The UP Manila College of Nursing hosted the Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies (DIES) International Deans’ Course (IDC) under the National Multiplication Training (NMT)-Philippines 2021-2022, last June 8, 2022.
The course is a training in higher education management in an international context and is designed for newly appointed deans and heads of departments from Southeast Asia and East Africa. The first part was held online from Nov. 6–Dec. 4, 2021, while the second and final part of the training program was held last June 6–9, 2022, through an in-person workshop in Manila.
Educators have been in the front and center of online teaching since the beginning of lockdown, finding the balance between guiding students through the sudden transitions and facing what everyone else was facing — the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
To safeguard and promote the mental health of teachers with the impending return to school, listed down are five tips they can practice to allay their concerns about the new teaching situations
Dr. Jaifred Christian Lopez, an independent health consultant and board member of the Philippine Society of Public Health Physicians, said that the formation of campaign committees in different localities can be a venue for coordination.
“That there was at least a 50% increase in the use of telemedicine services in 2020 from pre-pandemic levels in urban areas, but not so much in rural areas,” Raymond Francis R. Sarmiento, director of the National Telehealth Center at the University of the Philippines-Manila, said in a Zoom interview.
The recent “Stop Covid Deaths” webinar on Covid-19 organized by the University of the Philippines together with UP Manila NIH National Telehealth Center and UP-Philippine General Hospital, featured a number of international speakers led by Dr. Martin Hibberd, a Professor on Emerging Infectious Diseases Department of Pathogen Molecular Biology of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to talk about this new subvariant.
A new testing kit to check for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infection is expected to be developed by May, according to the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).
DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña said the new kit will be a cell-based immunoassay for serologic testing.