Manila university cleared on health courses
The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) has approved the proposal of Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) to resume in-person classes at the colleges of medicine, nursing and physical therapy, the school announced on Tuesday. According to PLM, its application process began in February through online consultations with students, parents, teachers and practicing doctors at Ospital ng Maynila. The College of Nursing and the College of Physical Therapy, meanwhile, are finalizing which laboratory courses will be offered for the limited in-person classes that will be in effect until the first semester of school year 2021-2022. The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases gave local government officials the go signal in January to approve requests for the resumption of in=person classes for medical and allied health courses in schools. —MEG ADONIS
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