PSHS executive director Lilia Habacon said a new curriculum is now being prepared that would offer two options or modes — flexible learning and online learning.
Classified as a telehealth device, the RxBox is capable of measuring a patient’s temperature, blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen saturation, uterine contractions, and electrocardiogram readings remotely.
The Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) of the DOST has developed prototypes of 3D-printed parts for respirators and ventilators, as well as nano-filters for masks and nebulizers.
Tech lawyer Roy Ibay observed, however, that the RapidPass System is only bringing “rapid confusion” to the public since drivers are still questioned by the authorities even if their vehicles already have RapidPass QR codes.
The Sample Collection Booths (SCBs) passed the required validation test from four hospitals and will now be delivered by April 30 to testing locations around the country.
Aside from preparing emergency relief for their constituents, local government units (LGUs) can now deploy a contact tracing system funded by the DOST called “TanodCovid”.
The problem of the lack of effective face masks motivated a team from the Caraga State University (CSU) to develop a “nanocellulose” filter for face masks that is sourced from waste materials.
With most people likely to succumb to binge eating during the lockdown period, the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) is advising Filipinos to check out its website for the proper nutrition guide.