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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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
April 11, 2020 From the Office of the Dean: BAYANIHAN: The Spirit of the Filipino Comes Alive During the COVID-19 Pandemic COVID-19 came to Philippine shores with news of a 38-year old woman who traveled from Wuhan along with her husband who eventually was also...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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....read more
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