About the Host

The University of the Philippines Manila

UP Manila is recognized today as the country’s premier institution for the health sciences and the leader in health human resource, education, training and research. UP Manila has nine (9) degree granting units: College of Allied Medical Professions (CAMP), College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), College of Dentistry (CD), College of Medicine (CM), College of Nursing (CN), College of Pharmacy (CP), College of Public Health (CPH), National Teacher Training Center for the Health Professions (NTTC-HP), and the School of Health Sciences (SHS). These degree-granting units continuously provide the highest quality of advanced instruction, professional training, basic and applied research and community service.

Along with its pursuit of excellence, UP Manila offers academic programs that are responsive to the needs and aspirations of the Filipino people. It has 20 undergraduate programs, 34 masters programs with various tracks, four (4) doctoral programs with various tracks, six (6) diploma programs and three (3) certificate programs.

UP Manila graduates have consistently topped the licensure examinations administered by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) in Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Chemistry, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy, with passing rates consistently higher than the national average. Graduates, likewise, occupy top positions in government and private institutions in the fields of health, physical sciences, the arts, and humanities.

The UP College of Nursing

The University of the Philippines Manila – College of Nursing is the country’s lead institution for molding nurses and nurse leaders since 1946.  The UPCN is at the forefront of the profession in the country and region. It is the only designated World Health Organization Collaborating Center (WHO-CC) for Leadership in Nursing Development and the first center in the Western Pacific. As a Commission on Higher Education Center of Excellence (CHED-COE), the UPCN continues to deliver leadership and excellence in nursing education, research, service to the community, and nursing development.

Over the last seven decades, the UPCN continues to produce graduates who demonstrate honor and excellence through doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s, and certificate programs. Moreover, the UPCN collaborates with various national and international nursing and interprofessional academic and research institutions to advance the profession and improve healthcare. 

For more information about EAFONS 2021, please contact:

EAFONS 2021 Virtual Conference Secretariat
College of Nursing, University of the Philippines Manila
Sotejo Hall, Pedro Gil Street, Ermita, Manila
E-mail: eafons2021@up.edu.ph