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Zoom Presentation

August 19, 2021 – Please join us in the Zoom Presentation of the OstreaVent for Infants & Adults

Solita Camara Besa Academic Distinction Award

January 2021 – Congratulations on the newest distinction awarded!

Developing the OstreaVent II Adult Ventilator

August 2020 Taken during the online 40th Anniversary and 2020 Annual PAASE Meeting and Symposium (APAMS) of the Philippine-American Academy of Science & Engineering (PAASE) from July 20 – August 14, 2020. ABSTRACT: In 2012, Dr. Enrique M. Ostrea, Jr., along with a team of mechanical and electrical engineers, developed the OstreaVent Infant Ventilator. Unlike…
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Ostreavent II Update

June 2020: Dear Friends:  While racing with time, the team, composed of medical and engineering experts, was able to complete the prototype OstreaVent for adults (OstreaVent II) in a record time of 5 weeks. The team members (see attached photo) are: 1. Dr. Enrique Ostrea Jr – Neonatologist, UPPGH, UPNIH and WayneState University, Detroit, Michigan,…
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OstreaVent II Update – May 2020

May 11, 2020 – Good news! For an update. I am happy to inform everyone, especially those who have generously given their time, financial support and prayers, that we are at the final stage (4th week) of Phase 1, which is the modification of the OstreaVent for adults ((OstreaVent II) and its clinical test on…
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April 15, 2020 – About 2 weeks ago, Dean Charlotte Chiong, Dean of the UP College of Medicine called me up to inform me of the impending crisis in the Philippines due to COVID-19, the lack of medical supplies and equipment, particularly, ventilators. She asked if the OstreaVent ventilator could be used for adult patients.…
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UPMASA supports development of Ventilator Prototype

March 30, 2020 – I am proud to announce that the Executive Committee of the UPMASA has agreed to provide financial support to the development of a prototype adult ventilator. This adult ventilator will be a modified version of the OstreaVent. The infant ventilator was invented by an UPMASAn, Dr. Enrique Ostrea and his group of Filipino engineers.…
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Dr. Ostrea has recently been selected as a Featured Biography

October 18, 2018 – Dr. Enrique M. Ostrea, Jr. has recently been selected as a Featured Biography by The Global Who’s Who for outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of pediatric drug addiction. Click here for full article.


August 11, 2016 – Our founder Dr. Buddy Ostrea has been inducted as a Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Science and Technology of the Philippines for his lifetime dedication to transformative research in neonatal medicine

Slingshot Philippines 2016

April 22, 2016 – The OstreaVent was invited  to be exhibited at the National Summit on Startups and Innovation on April 21-22, 2016 with the theme, “Accelerating the Innovation Economy” at the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC).