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Are we ready for vaccines against COVID-19?

Are We Ready for Vaccines against COVID-19? The answer will be discussed in the webinar series is on January 22, 2021 (Friday) 12:00 P.M. 

The University of the Philippines in partnership with UP Manila NIH National Telehealth Center and in cooperation with UP Philippine General Hospital would like to invite you to join the Fight Against COVID-19!

Registration slots are limited to this SPECIAL EDITION of the STOP COVID DEATHS Webinar Series, so sign up NOW:  bit.ly/StopCOVIDDeathsWebinar37

This is Webinar #37 is entitled: “Are We Ready for the COVID-19 Vaccines? and the presenter will be Dr. Rolando Enrique D. Domingo, Undersecretary, Department of Health and Director-General, Food and Drug Administration. 

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Are we ready for the COVID-19 vaccine? is webinar #37 of the University of the Philippines

Among reactors are the following: 

  1. Paolo Maximo F. Borromeo, President/CEO, Ayala Healthcare
  2. Roby Alampay, Co-Anchor,  “The Chiefs” TV5 One News, Founder and CEO, PumaPodcast
  3. Dr. Franco Felizarta, Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine Specialist, UP Medical Alumni Society in America (UPMASA)

COVID-19 vaccines are finally available and are being deployed in a number of countries. Is the Philippines ready for COVID-19 vaccines? There are endless opinions and discussions as to which vaccine is best for the Philippines, how it should be distributed, what preparations are needed.

In the middle of the storm is the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – an independent regulatory agency that is tasked to ensure that any drug introduced in the country is safe, used safely and effective based on scientific evidence.

What is the latest on emergency use approval of COVID-19 vaccines? 

In this webinar we will deal with the facts about COVID-19 vaccine approval and what the scenarios are for use by local governments, the private sector, and the public sector. We will also hear from a Filipino doctor in the USA who has received the vaccine. 

FDA Director General Eric Domingo will present the facts and an update on COVID-19 vaccines, followed by a Panel Discussion and Q&A Session with our reactors and special guest speakers.

Don’t miss this episode of STOP COVID DEATHS. Be on top of the facts about COVID-19 vaccines.

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