The maritime sector is one of the hardest-hit industries during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we gradually transition to the new normal, it is imperative to engage and inform our key stakeholders about essential knowledge and attitudes regarding occupational safety and relevant policies.
The Maritime Law Association of the Philippines (MARLAW), in partnership with Topnotch Medical Board Prep, Inc., and the Phi Kappa Mu Fraternity of the UP College of Medicine, proudly present “ALL HANDS ON DECK: ENSURING THE HEALTH AND WELLNESS OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS AND VESSEL PASSENGERS IN THE TIME OF COVID-19”.
Join us as we discuss the best practices to ensure the safety and well-being of maritime frontliners and passengers during this pandemic.
We will be accompanied by the following esteemed speakers from the health sector:
1. Dr. Antonio Roberto M. Abaya
Chief Medical Officer, Health Metrics, Inc.
Visiting Consultant Staff, Asian Hospital and Medical Center
Flight Physician, The Marine Advisory Medical & Repatriation Service
2. Dr. Arthur Dessi E. Roman
Treasurer & Board Member, Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Clinical Associate Professor, UP-Philippine General Hospital
Medical Specialist III & Over-all Training Officer, Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Department of Health
3. Alberto M. Ong, Jr.
MS Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Former Executive Director, Alliance for Improving Health Outcomes
Former Municipal Health Officer, San Sebastian, Western Samar
The event will be hosted and moderated by Ms. Mav Gonzales of GMA News and Public Affairs.