PH, SoKor to initiate joint infectious disease research hub by 2024; ink memo of understanding

In its continuous pursuit of international cooperation for infectious disease research, the country’s Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) and the National Institute of Infectious Diseases of the National Institute of Health of the Republic of Korea (KNIID) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) last July 20, 2023, formalizing both parties’ commitment to establish an continue reading : PH, SoKor to initiate joint infectious disease research hub by 2024; ink memo of understanding

RITM and Germany’s Project BUKLOD caps off PH trainings with academic writing course

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), Heidelberg Institute for Global Health (HIGH), and University of Heidelberg’s collaborative research initiative, Project BUKLOD concluded its three-phase training series with the Academic Writing for Qualitative, Quantitative & Mixed-Methods Research workshop last June 26-30, 2023 at Tagaytay City, Cavite. The training participants comprised of 22 early career researchers from continue reading : RITM and Germany’s Project BUKLOD caps off PH trainings with academic writing course

RITM and Germany’s Project BUKLOD trains researchers on mixed-methods approach

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine through its Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEBS), in collaboration with the Heidelberg Institute for Global Health (HIGH) and the University of Heidelberg in Germany, conducted the Introduction to Mixed Methods in Global Health Research Workshop for local clinicians and early career health researchers on June 19-23, 2023 at continue reading : RITM and Germany’s Project BUKLOD trains researchers on mixed-methods approach

RITM and Fumiya Sankai unfold latest updates on Japan, PH rabies project

Japanese influencer Fumiya Sankai and Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) Molecular Biology Laboratory (MBL) Head and Rabies researcher Dr. Timothy John Dizon explored updates on the ongoing Japan and Philippines One Health Rabies Project (JAPOHR) at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Philippines office in the latest episode of End Rabies with Fumiya on continue reading : RITM and Fumiya Sankai unfold latest updates on Japan, PH rabies project

ARSP commits to surveillance anchored on the One Health strategy

In celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the Department of Health’s Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Program, the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through the Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Reference Laboratory (ARSRL) held a Scientific Forum entitled “Showcasing joint forces in the fight against AMR and exploring new horizons in AMR surveillance” followed by the 35th Annual continue reading : ARSP commits to surveillance anchored on the One Health strategy

RITM Nursing Dept capacitates external nurses on snake bite and tetanus management

As part of its regular learning and development initiatives (LDI) for external stakeholders, the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through its Nursing Department capacitated 446 nurses nationwide through its free Snake Bite and Tetanus Management training via Zoom on May 24, 2023. The training’s objectives include the following: “This webinar activity aims to impart continue reading : RITM Nursing Dept capacitates external nurses on snake bite and tetanus management

TTI NRL launches HIV Proficiency Courses in RITM LEARN  

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through its Transfusion Transmissible Infections National Reference Laboratory (TTI NRL) conducted the HIV and Other TTI Proficiency Training Workshop – Refresher Course to 61 licensed HIV-proficient medical technologists last May 19, 2023 via the Institute’s learning management system (LMS), RITM LEARN (Learning, Education and Resources Network) — a continue reading : TTI NRL launches HIV Proficiency Courses in RITM LEARN  

RITM 42nd Research Forum spotlights new studies on COVID-19, Schisto, RSV, and Rhinovirus

As part of its routine anniversary activities, the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through its Research and Innovation Office (RIO) held its 42nd Research Forum on April 26, 2023 at the RITM Auditorium with the theme “PISTA: :Promoting Interoffice Collaboration & Showcasing Scientific Endeavors Through Annual conferences” which featured five (5) research studies of the continue reading : RITM 42nd Research Forum spotlights new studies on COVID-19, Schisto, RSV, and Rhinovirus

EU visits RITM for CBRN Project 81

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) was recently visited by the European Union (EU) Chemical, Biological, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Centers of Excellence Regional Secretariat for Southeast Asia (RS-SEA) last March 22, 2023 as part of Project 81 – a Priority Identification Mission (PIM) under its Biosecurity Program, held to identify priorities of continue reading : EU visits RITM for CBRN Project 81

Nat’l Polio Lab trains CARAGA, Maynilad on environmental surveillance

In order to improve environmental surveillance (ES) activities and to orient new members of the ES network, the National Polio Laboratory (NPL) of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) capacitated its stakeholders via Zoom last February 10, 2023 on the ES process flow: planning, water sampling preparation, site sampling, collection and transport of samples, continue reading : Nat’l Polio Lab trains CARAGA, Maynilad on environmental surveillance