On 06 August 2019, the Department of Health (DOH) declared a national dengue epidemic in view of the 98% increase in number from last year’s reported cases. In response to the nationwide alert issued by the DOH, the UP Diliman Reserve Officers Training Corps (UP ROTC), represented by the UP Corps of Sponsors (CoS), the UP Corps of Cadets (CoC), and Cadet Alumni from the 1302nd QC 4th Ready Reserve Battalion, in conjunction with the Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary (PCGA) Medical Special Support Squadron, Philippine Coast Guard Civil Relations Service, and Undying Wishes of Pinoys Inc. took the initiative to respond to the call of service by conducting a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP) last 11 August 2019 in selected Aeta communities in Sapangbato, Porac, Pampanga, near the foot of Mt. Pinatubo.
U.P. Corps of Cadets
The University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) had its Turnover Parade last April 27, 2019 – an event symbolizing the turnover of command over the Corps of Cadets, by the graduating first class cadet officers to the second class cadet officers.
The University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) bested twelve other colleges and universities in Metro Manila that offer Army ROTC, in a competition held from February to March of this year and organized by the National Capital Region Regional Community Defense Group (NCRRCDG), Army Reserve Command (ARESCOM), Philippine Army.