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RITM Dermatology’s Dr. Belizario wins Ms. Health 2018
RITM Dermatology’s Dr. Belizario wins Ms. Health 2018
“…Strong people stand up for themselves but stronger people stand up for others,” says Dr. Maria Isabel Belizario, the newly-crowned Ms. Health 2018, in the pageant’s Question and Answer portion. Dr. Belizario, second-year resident of the RITM Dermatology Department, was...

RITM conducts Research Agenda Updating Workshop
RITM conducts Research Agenda Updating Workshop
“It came to our attention that the issue has also been the lack of internal DOH funding for researches done by RITM,” said Dr. Beverly Ho, Chief of Research Division of the Department of Health-Health Policy Development and Planning Bureau...

RITM-PDA Muntinlupa Dental Chapter Dental Bus receives recognition
RITM-PDA Muntinlupa Dental Chapter Dental Bus receives recognition
The Philippine Dental Association awarded the Muntinlupa Dental Association with the ‘Seal of Excellence for Infection Control, HIV Awareness and Collaboration’ for its partnership with RITM in providing dental healthcare for the People Living with HIV through the RITM Dental...

RITM orients FETP Fellows
RITM orients FETP Fellows
RITM, through its Surveillance and Response Unit, oriented the four visiting Philippine Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) Fellows of the DOH Epidemiology Bureau on the significant role of laboratories, particularly the laboratory referral network in disease surveillance. The orientation was...

RITM honors two Infectious Disease Fellows
RITM honors two Infectious Disease Fellows
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) honored two new Infectious Disease (ID) physicians in its sixth fellowship graduation ceremony held on June 22, 2018 at the Acacia Hotel, Alabang. Medical Department Head Dr. Mari Rose de los Reyes and...

RITM conducts 2nd Ebola Reston Serology Training for RADDLs
RITM conducts 2nd Ebola Reston Serology Training for RADDLs
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through its Veterinary Research Department-Special Pathogens Laboratory (VRD-SPL) held the 2nd Ebola Reston Serology Training for various Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratories (RADDLs) from June 18 to 21, 2018 at the RITM Training...

RITM hosts the 1st National Institute for Health Research-Global Health Research Units (NIHR-GHRU) Project Meeting
RITM hosts the 1st National Institute for Health Research-Global Health Research Units (NIHR-GHRU) Project Meeting
RITM, through its Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Program (ARSP), hosted the 1st Annual National Institute for Health Research – Global Health Research Units (NIHR-GHRU) Meeting held on May 31-June 1, 2018 at the Acacia Hotel Manila, Philippines. In coordination with the...

ARSP celebrates 30th Anniversary
ARSP celebrates 30th Anniversary
As part of the celebration of the Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Program’s (ARSP) 30th Anniversary, the RITM Antimicrobial Response Surveillance Reference Laboratory (ARSRL) hosted the annual meeting and research forum with the theme “Push on and Engage in the fight against...

See and Sequence project holds Advisory Board Meeting
See and Sequence project holds Advisory Board Meeting
“The quality of genomic sequences from RITM is at par with the sequencing done at Sanger,” says Silvia Argimon, the Lead Genomic Epidemiologist of the Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute on the laboratory capacity...

RITM Parasitology Holds 2nd RITM Malaria Research Stakeholders’ Forum
RITM Parasitology Holds 2nd RITM Malaria Research Stakeholders’ Forum
The RITM Parasitology Department, in cooperation with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), conducted its 2nd RITM Malaria Research Stakeholders’ Forum last May 2-3, 2018 in Sunlight Guest Hotel, Coron, Palawan. The forum’s objectives were to discuss...