"We need to improve our competencies not only to reduce maternal and infant mortalities but to save the life of mothers and newborns, said Dr. Patricia Grace S. Trabado, Provincial Health Officer II of the Province of Iloilo during the opening of the two-day training on “Mag-Ina Telereferral System Training” held on October 12-13, 2017, MILP computer room, UP Visayas, Miagao Iloilo.
Trabado also thanked UPV Chancellor Rommel Espinosa for supporting the training through the free use of UPV facilities, among others.
Dr. Ricardo P. Babaran is the new Chancellor-elect of UP Visayas based on the UP Board of Regents’ decision today, October 18, 2017.
Babaran is a faculty member of the UPV College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences where he also earned his BS Fisheries degree. He graduated with an MS Engineering from the University of Washington and earned his Ph.D. in Fisheries Science at Kagoshima University. He is currently the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Extension.
The Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (JPIA) of the UPV College of Management won most of the academic and non-academic competitions and was declared as the Over-All Champion of the 13th Regional Mid-Year Convention (RMYC).
Held from October 5 to 7, 2017 at various locations in Bacolod City, the event was the annual gathering of accountancy students organized by the National Federation of Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (NF-JPIA) Regional Chapter in partnership with some of the biggest public accounting firms in the country. It was participated in by over 400 delegates from nine colleges and universities.
The Governing Council meeting of the Post Graduate Programme on Tropical Fisheries with International Linkage (ILP) will be conducted on October 16-17 at Hotel Del Rio, Iloilo City.
UP Visayas (UPV), through the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), will be hosting this year’s meeting.
The meeting will include the annual review of the post graduate program in tropical fisheries. Matters related to the implementation of fisheries programs that will internationalized will also be discussed.
The Governing Council is composed of various deans and coordinators from member schools in the Asian region. This schools are the following: Sam Ratulangi University (Indonesia), Kagoshima University (Japan), University Malaysia Terengganu (Malaysia), UP Visayas (Philippines), Kasetsart University (Thailand), and Nha Trang University (Vietnam). (UPV-CFOS)