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Cities winning vs. COVID-19 tracked on University of the Philippines ENDCOV.PH

The successes of cities fighting against COVID-19 are now tracked on the University of the Philippines ENDCOV.PH dashboard.

Healthcare workers to get protection from Air-Purifying Respirator developed by UP Manila, DOST

Healthcare workers are being offered protection by the Powered, Air-Purifying Respirator (PAPR) being developed by the University of the Philippines Manila and the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD).

Philippine-made bamboo-framed face shield PPE to be mass-produced

The bamboo-framed face shield personal protective equipment (PPE) recently developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) - Philippines is set to be mass-produced for Cabuyao town in Laguna.

Facebook equips Filipino online leaders of BEAGIVER, ARK, MentalHealthPH, FHMoms

Facebook is set to equip the Filipino leaders of BEAGIVER, ARK, FHMoms, and Mental3thPH online communities through its accelerator program.

JUST IN: Philippines’ earthquake-prone areas, natural hazards mapped in new Phivolcs web tool

The Philippines' earthquake-prone areas and natural hazards have been mapped in the new Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) web-based tool, GeoMapperPH, launched Thursday.

Philippines develops coconut nectar into disinfectant alcohol sanitizer gel

Distilled coconut nectar from the Philippines has been successfully developed into a 70% ethyl alcohol solution used for ALCOCO disinfectant products that are being released in the market on Wednesday.

Filipino inventor Lyle Herbosa develops mosquito-killing agent to stop dengue

Filipino inventor Lyle Christian R. Herbosa has developed a mosquito-killing agent that is believed to have great potential in the large-scale dengue outbreak prevention that is once again a major concern with the onset of the rainy season in the Philippines.

UP-PGH begins study on Convalescent Plasma Transfusion for COVID-19 patients

The University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH) has started its clinical studies on Convalescent Plasma Transfusion as a treatment for COVID-19 patients.

Filipino researchers eye tree substitutes to meet demand of wood industries

Tree substitutes, known as Tree Plantation Species (TPS), are being eyed by Filipino researchers to meet the demand in the Philippine wood industry that has been suffering from a shortage of raw materials.

University of the Philippines develops sanitation cubicle for frontliners

The University of the Philippines (UP) has developed the SaniPod, a self-contained disinfection cubicle to sanitize medical frontliners or health care workers as they exit COVID-19 patient wards.

Philippines’ COVID 19 Test Kit Version 2 receives FDA certification

The first Philippine-made test kit for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been upgraded to a 2nd version and has already passed confirmatory tests of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) laboratories.

DLSU Manila’s Angelo Casimiro turns recyclables into motion-sensor alcohol dispenser

De La Salle University (DLSU) Manila student Angelo Casimiro has turned recyclable materials into a hands-free motion-sensor alcohol dispenser for protection against COVID-19 infection.

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