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RITM showcases new research findings in Anniversary Research Forum
RITM showcases new research findings in Anniversary Research Forum
Three RITM scientists shared their newest research findings at the Anniversary Research Forum last April 24, 2018 at the Training Center Auditorium in line with the theme, “RITM@37: Breaking new grounds for public health”. Alison Paolo Bareng of the Department...

National Polio Laboratory strengthens strategies towards eradicating polio
National Polio Laboratory strengthens strategies towards eradicating polio
“Together, let us transcend from the idea of ‘one last child’ to ‘one last virus’ to ‘poliovirus no more’,” urged Task Force for the Laboratory Containment of Poliovirus National Coordinator Dr. Lea Necitas G. Apostol to more than one hundred...

RITM undergoes 1st External Surveillance Audit
RITM undergoes 1st External Surveillance Audit
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through its Quality Assurance Office (QAO) led the 1st External Surveillance Audit for ISO 9001:2015 Certification last April 4-5. The two-day audit was facilitated by TÜV Rheinland auditors namely Mr. Ronnie Alonzo, Mr....

RITM continues Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
RITM continues Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Following the completion of the Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Training Program for Level III Hospitals last year, the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) kick starts the AMS program, this time for Level II Hospitals. RITM convened its first batch of...

Health laboratorians and scientists flock to biggest RITM laboratory conference
Health laboratorians and scientists flock to biggest RITM laboratory conference
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), through its Laboratory Research Division (LRD), conducted its biennial Laboratory Postgraduate Conference on the Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases (LabCon) on March 15-16, 2018 at The Bellevue Hotel Manila. With the theme “BLAST: Eliminating...

Renowned dengue expert visits RITM
Renowned dengue expert visits RITM
Dr. Scott Halstead of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, a leading international figure on dengue research and a member of the World Health Organization Group of Experts on AEFI Surveillance visited RITM on March...

Brown University Professors talk Schistosomiasis
Brown University Professors talk Schistosomiasis
Professors from Brown University presented the latest research activities towards the elimination of schistosomiasis through a symposium organized by the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) Schistosomiasis Study Group and the Research Innovation Office last March 12 at the RITM...

PRESS RELEASE: RITM appeals to mainstream media for help in educating public and clarifying misconceptions against clinical researches
PRESS RELEASE: RITM appeals to mainstream media for help in educating public and clarifying misconceptions against clinical researches
March 9, 2018 | Manila, Philippines — RITM, in partnership with the Siyasik PH team, conducted SalinSiyensiya, a media engagement activity with the aims of shedding light on the science behind the conduct of clinical trials to prevent further misunderstandings...

The Asian Scientist lauds Dr. Mario Jiz
The Asian Scientist lauds Dr. Mario Jiz
Dr. Mario Antonio Jiz II of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) was named as one of the Asian Scientist 100 (AS100) by the Asian Scientist Magazine. The Asian Scientist Magazine annually scans through top researchers, academics, and innovators...

RITM spearheads SalinSiyensiya
RITM spearheads SalinSiyensiya
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) will be engaging with media partners through “SalinSiyensiya: Talking Science with Non-scientists” with the theme, “Debunking misconceptions about: Clinical Trials, Immunization, and Vaccination” on March 9, 2018, Friday, at The Sulô Riviera Hotel,...