University of Perpetual Help

The University of Perpetual Help System DALTA believes and invokes Divine Guidance in the betterment of the quality of life through national development and transformation, which are predicated upon the quality of education of its people. Towards this end, the Institution is committed to the ideals of teaching, community service, and research as it nurtures the value of “Helpers of God”, with “Character Building is Nation Building” as its guiding principle.

The University of Perpetual Help System DALTA shall emerge as a premier university in the Philippines. It shall provide a venue for the pursuit of excellence in academics, technology, and research through community partnership.

The University shall take the role of a catalyst for human development. It shall inculcate Christian values – Catholic in doctrine as a way of strengthening the moral fiber of the Filipino – a people who are “Helpers of God”, proud of their race and prepared for the exemplary global participation in the arts, sciences, humanities, and business.

It foresees the Filipino people enjoying a quality of life in abundance, living in peace, and building a nation that the next generation will nourish, cherish, and value.

The UNIVERSITY OF PERPETUAL HELP SYSTEM DALTA is dedicated to the development of the Filipino as a leader. It aims to graduate dynamic students who are physically, intellectually, socially and spiritually committed to the achievement of the highest quality of life.

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH), is a co-education Institution of higher learning located in Las Pinas City; Metro Manila, Philippines.

It offers the Doctor of Medicine Degree or MD (equivalent to MBBS Philippines. The degree is recognized by MCI as equal to the MBBS Degree in India).

The UoPH MD-MBBS Degree entails full time education in the Philippines.

The Degree and the Institution is listed/recognized by the following institution in the World:

UoPH is Registered with CHED Philippines for teaching medicine.
CHED or Commission for Higher Education is the Government Body regulating Higher Education in the Philippines.

UoPH is listed in the WHO World Directory of Medical Schools now known as the Avicenna Directory for Medicine.

UoPH is listed in the California Board of Medicine. Graduates of UoPH Eligible for licensing in several States in the USA after clearing the USMLE and other steps in licensing for working in the USA.

Students from India enrolled in UoPH for get eligibility certificate from the Medical Council of India and can practice in India after passing and complying with MCI Norms. Their degree is treated as equal to MBBS in India.

United States Medical Licensing Examination for working as a medical doctor in the USA. Many graduates of UoPH are registered and practicing in USA.

FAIMER – IMED Directory:
UoPH is listed in the International Medical Education Directory maintained by FAIMER or Foundation for Advancement of Medical Education and Research – needed in the certification process for licensing in USA.

Medical Students graduating from UoPH are eligible to register with the General Medical Council of the UK for licensing and practice after following the due process. The Degree is treated as equal to MBBS in UK.

The MD / MBBS / Medical Degree from UoPH Philippines is recognized in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Sinagpore, Gulf countries, India and over 180 countries in the world. Each country has its own licensing requirements. Medical Graduates need to comply with these requirements in order to get a valid license to practice in the country of their choice.

Location: Las Pinas campus is 13 kilometers from Manila Airport, 16.9 kms from Embassy of India in Manila and 18 kms from Makati – Business District.

Area: The University has 9 campuses. Las Pinas campus is on four hectares with offices, lecture halls, anatomy dissection laboratory, animal research laboratory,library, hostel, canteens, play grounds and hospital located in campus. Lecture halls are equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities and are air-conditioned.

Hospital: University has its own hospital with over 500 beds. Super specialization in specialties as Nephrology (Kidney transplant). There is large-volume of patients. In addition affiliations are with:

a. Bacoor Health Centers in coordination with the Municipality of Bacoor, Cavite
b. Philippine General Hospital Psychiatry Department

There are modern laboratories with state of the art equipment, which assist students in clinical and practical orientation.

There is a large modern auditorium for professional and entertainment activities for use of students.
Wi-Fi and Internet: Available on campus. Students can purchase their own personal internet connection if needed.

There is a large well stocked library with medical books and journals.

Several Canteens & eateries are on campus and around campus. Indian food is available in some of the canteens.

On campus hostels – separate for boys & girls. 2-3 share a room. Air-condition & non air condition rooms are available. Attached bathroom in each room.

Sports and Athletics:
The University is a member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (Philippines) since 1984. There is an athletics track, an indoor basketball court, lawn tennis, table tennis. Several games are played on campus. The University team participates in inter-University competitions.

Students from India after class 12 first have to enroll in a class pre-medical course for 12 to 18 months before they will get admitted to the 4 year medical course.

The four-year medical course progresses from the study of the normal to the abnormal human being. Most subjects are yearly courses which are taken up for two semesters.

The first year covers the normal Human Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Preventive Medicine & Community health, Psychiatry and Medical Practice I. Class lectures are delivered mostly through computers using LCD projectors complemented by slide/ film showing, laboratory work and group discussions. Pedagogy and Bioethics are incorporated in Principles of Medical Practice I. An introduction to medical Informatics is incorporated in Preventive Medicine and Community Health before the biostatistics session. Problem-based learning is gradually introduces in certain topics in Biochemistry and Physiology.

The second year deals with Pathology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Pharmacology, Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Psychiatry II and Medical Economics plus introductory courses in clinical subjects. In small groups, students begin to meet patients in actual hospital setting where they are introduced to history taking and physical examination.
The third year involves didactic lectures on common diseases encountered in clinical practice as well as interesting or rare conditions. Pathophysiology is reviewed while clinical features, diagnostic approaches and principles of management are emphasized.

The fourth year or clinical clerkship is mainly spent in actual patient care with the Hospital in Las Pinas serving as the clinical laboratory. Hospital rounds and group discussions give the student a good perspective on bedside manners, diagnosis and management. The clerks rotate through the different clinical departments for 48 weeks
with periodic evaluation. The University has arrangement with Govt. Hospitals and the Philippine General Hospital for clerkship.

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