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OstreaVent II Completed In 5 Weeks

A team of medical and engineering experts was able to complete the prototype OstreaVent for adults (OstreaVent II) in a record time of 5 weeks. The OstreaVent II is a pressure or volume limited, time cycled ventilator with Positive End Expiratory Pressure Ventilation...

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Message from the Chancellor

Dear colleagues at UPMASA,   Thank you for your interest in developments at the College of Medicine and the Philippine General Hospital. As you have been briefed, UP Manila has been very busy on many fronts: Designation of PGH as the COVID Referral Center Development...

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The PGH Battleground: a briefing from the Director

PGH COVID-19 Fight is “de-mistified” during an interview with the PGH Director Dr. Gap Legaspi April 17, 2020 During the Webinar portion of the recently concluded Board of Governors electronic meeting, the PGH Director Dr. Gerardo Legaspi spoke about how PGH is faring...

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UPMASA supports development of Ventilator Prototype

UPMASA -  March 30, 2020 I am proud to announce that the Executive Committee of the UPMASA has agreed to provide financial support to the development of a prototype adult ventilator. This adult ventilator will be a modified version of the OstreaVent. The infant...

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Message from UP President Danilo L. Concepcion

Message from UP President Danilo L. Concepcion to the PGH community 26 March 2020   To the Staff and Administration of UP-PGH,   On behalf of our community at the University of the Philippines—indeed, on behalf of the Filipino people—let me thank you, first of all,...

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The COVID 19 PGH Assistance experience

The COVID 19: PGH Assistance experience - How a Disaster Relief Fundraising starts How it starts:   PCC Grant FORM filled up along with a statement of Goals.   (Form in Website under Grant Application, upload supporting documents). The Form includes a signature from a...

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UPMASA and the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 20, 2020 Dear UPMASA family: The burden of the pandemic with COVID-19 has, at the very least, consumed all our attention and disrupted our lives. The impact this had on our alumni organization is also considerable. The effect of this contagion had prompted us to...

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Medical Mission: Malaybalay, Bukidnon 2020

One of the largest UPMASA & Ugnayan ng Pahinungod Medical Mission contingency (110+) this February was a huge success and here are the stats.  For the first time, Dental Restoration was added and with the help of local Ophthalmologists, Cataract surgeries were done....

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