Monday, January 31, 2011

Velez College Medtech graduates unite!

When I opened my Facebook account, I was surprised to know that a Facebook group has been put up and I was added to its members. (I am thankful that I was added). The group is "Velez College BSMT grads". The FB Group account was set up by Nanette Jabonero Robles of Batch '73 according to the Organization Notes. Thank you Ma'am Nanette.

It is about time!

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Sinulog Through the Lens of Cebu Physicians

If you watch the Sinulog festivities in the streets, chances are you will also see physicians bringing their DSLRs taking photos of the contingents. Here are some of the pics they have taken during the Sinulog. Enjoy!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

GM Mosquitoes: The Future Solution for Dengue?

I just read last night an interesting article about a field trial wherein genetically-modified male Aedes mosquitoes were released in an uninhabited forest somewhere in Malaysia to mate with mild female Aedes to produce larvae that eventually will die early without reaching its normal life span and therefore not reach adulthood. In effect, this will expect to decrease the Aedes population and cut down the incidence of dengue.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

2011 Baguio City Tour in One Day: Part 2

This is a continuation of my blog post which is part 1 of same title at in my PKD Blog.

I know this blog is not exactly a travel blog. But for the meantime allow me to write about Baguio for this post since Baguio may be one of possible favorite destinations for conventions and vacations of physicians and non-physicians alike.

In part 1 of this post in my PKD Personal blog, I mentioned that I am doing this to help travelers who plan to go to Baguio without their own transport vehicle and are visiting Baguio overnight or for a day.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

This March 31: PSMID Cebu 1st Biennial Postgraduate Course

Announcing the upcoming Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Disease (PSMID) - Cebu Chapter 1st Biennial Postgraduate Course on March 31 to April 1, 2011 at the Cebu Grand Convention Center, Archbishop Reyes Avenue, Cebu City.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Bloody Start for the Year 2011: When will we learn our lesson?

Stray BulletsLocal news headlines reported an increase in number of firework-related injuries from December 21-January 1, 2011 compared to the same period in the previous 5 years on average.

The total firework-related injuries is 546 of which 20 are due to.....stray bullets.