Lupus Roadshow webinar series – 10 October 2020

The University of Santo Tomas Hospital (USTH) and St. Luke’s Medical Center – Quezon City (SLMC-QC) Sections of Rheumatology, in partnership with Lupus Academy, Lupus Inspired Advocacy (LUISA) of Rheumatology Educational Trust Foundation, Inc. (RETFI), and Philippine Rheumatology Association (PRA), organized a webinar series which showcases the diversity of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

SLE-PAH 19 September 2020

Refashioning Forrest Gump’s seminal aphorism, we often hear our mentors say, “Lupus is like a box of chocolates, you’ll never know what you’re gonna get.” These famous words couldn’t be any truer when we were met with the challenge of managing one of our most baffling patients yet.

Virtual PEARL Forum Aug 16, 2020

The global pandemic brought about by the COVID-19 virus has changed the world and the way we work, rest and play. The social distancing and stay-at-home orders have wreaked havoc on patients needing face-to-face encounters, as well as

Help for Taal 22 January 2020

As soon as the news of the taal eruption broke out, Dra. Navarra organized a team to help out with the preparations to provide the displaced residents of taal whatever they need. Donations in cash and in kind came flowing in.

Online Learning at the time of COVID19 Pandemic

In mid-March 2020, Rheumatology trainees became suddenly home-bound and community quarantined with UST Hospital in lockdown resulting from the unprecedented COVID19 pandemic. We were to go on duty every 1-2 weeks, schedule patients for online consultation, and don complete personal protective equipment as necessary on physical patient encounters.

HCQ supply amidst Covid pandemic

Introduction: Covid pandemic has led to an acute shortage of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for our patients. Here and around the world, concerns of HCQ supply shortages for patients with rheumatic disease are increasing due in part to the interest of the scientific community for HCQ as potential therapy for Covid-19.

New Coronavirus Resources and Information for the Lupus Community

We are committed to providing you and your family with the most up-to-date information on the coronavirus outbreak for people with lupus — including the most recent news, Q&As with experts, the actions we’re taking to protect the health and availability of medication for people with lupus, and other resources.