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UP Visayas lends RT PCR Machine to WVMC for COVID-19 Testing

The University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) through its Philippine Genome Center (PGC Visayas), transferred its RT Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) machine to the Western Visayas Medical Center (WVMC) for COVID-19 testing to complement the existing PCR machine of WVMC.

Chancellor Rola feted on her 100th year

UP Visayas’ first Chancellor was honored in commemoration of her 100th birthday in time for  the celebration of the 73rd Anniversary of the UP Presence in Iloilo. A special “Dinner for a Cause” to  celebrate the centenary of Dr. Dionisia Rola was held at the UPV Main Building (old Iloilo City Hall) on Feb. 27, 2020.

COVID-19 Testing in Iloilo underway

Iloilo to expect COVID-19 testing through the Western Visayas Medical Center sub-national laboratory by end of March.

Learning festival marks prelude to 73rd anniversary of UP presence in Iloilo

Pasayod 2020: The UPV Professional Education - UP High School in Iloilo Learning Festival was held at the UP Visayas Little Theater, Iloilo City on Saturday, February 22, 2020. This was attended by almost two hundred teachers, education majors, researchers, and other learning enthusiasts.

UPV alumni initiates meeting to allow COVID-19 testing in Iloilo soon

In a decisive move to have an accredited testing center for COVID-19 in Iloilo, IAmUPHi, an alumni group from UP Visayas gathered scientists, clinicians, doctors, laboratorians, hospital administrators and government officials to meet with Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Trenas and the Iloilo City COVID-19 Task Force headed by Dr. Ray Fortuna.

University Library conducts orientation on Online Resources and PlagScan

The University Library conducted a series of orientations on the use of online resources specifically Science Direct and PlagScan (Anti Plagiarism Software) in Miagao campus on February 12-13, 2020 and in Iloilo City campus on February 14, 2020, respectively.  The focus of these orientations were faculty members and REPS.  Ms. Analiza G. Linaugo, University Librarian spearheaded the said activity with the support of the librarians and staff.  Ms. Ann Vie Magbanua of C.E. Logic Educational Solutions Group was invited as resource speaker.

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