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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...

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...

Fact Sheet: Drug Hypersensitivity Reaction Skin Health
Fact Sheet: Drug Hypersensitivity Reaction Skin Health
Drug Hypersensitivity Reaction (DHR) is a systemic autoimmune disorder that results in mucocutaneous symptoms ranging in severity from mild pruritus to life-threatening skin and mucosal loss, with different nomenclature depending on the severity of the symptoms. Download the Drug Hypersensitivity...

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...

Read the RITMUpdate Volume 5, Issue I here!
Read the RITMUpdate Volume 5, Issue I here!
The RITMUpdate Volume 5, Issue I official newsletter covered the months of January to March 2018. Read through the entire newsletter here: RITM Newsletter Volume 5 Issue...

Fact Sheet: Seborrheic Dermatitis
Fact Sheet: Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic dermatitis, commonly seen on the scalp as “dandruff, can cause recurrent scaly rash which may be accompanied by itching or burning sensation. It can also affect oily areas of the body, such as the face, sides of the nose,...

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...