Author: Communication and Engagement Office
DENR, RITM ink Deed of Conveyance in favor of RITM expansion
DENR, RITM ink Deed of Conveyance in favor of RITM expansion
The Department of Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim O. Sampulna and the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) Director Celia C. Carlos signed the Deed of Conveyance transferring the 9,077 square meter lot space within the Alabang Stock Farm property in...

NTRL celebrates 20th Anniversary
NTRL celebrates 20th Anniversary
The RITM National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory (NTRL) celebrated its 20th founding anniversary with a Thanksgiving Mass held on 01 April 2022.  Established on the 20th of March 2002, NTRL has spent the last two decades protecting Filipinos against TB through...

RITM Live brings focus on rabies and animal bites
RITM Live brings focus on rabies and animal bites
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, through its Communication and Engagement Office (CEO), wrapped up the Rabies Awareness Month with the third episode of RITM Live: Ask the Expert series. RITM Animal Bite Treatment Center (ABTC) Head Dr. Mark Joseph...

RITM reopens Animal Bite Treatment Center
RITM reopens Animal Bite Treatment Center
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine Animal Bite Treatment Center (RITM ABTC) reopened its doors to patients last March 21, 2022 after almost two years since its temporary closure in view of the RITM COVID-19 pandemic response. The RITM ABTC...

JICA aids RITM in its pandemic response
JICA aids RITM in its pandemic response
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) formally received the PHP46 million worth of equipment and supplies from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) which advanced testing, surveillance, data management, and telemedicine services of the Institute amid the pandemic. In...

RITM Director conferred PFPA distinction award
RITM Director conferred PFPA distinction award
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) Director Dr. Celia Carlos received the Distinction Award for the medical profession in the 9th Philippine Federation of Professional Associations (PFPA) Distinction and Excellence Awards on February 26, 2022 at UP Diliman, Quezon City....

RITM inoculates Batangas and Quezon locals for National Vaccination Days IV
RITM inoculates Batangas and Quezon locals for National Vaccination Days IV
In support of the conduct of the fourth batch of the “Bayanihan, Bakunahan National Vaccination Days,” the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), through its COVID-19 Vaccination Team, administered 146 COVID-19 vaccine jabs in Sto. Tomas, Batangas and Dolores, Quezon...

RITM joins nationwide online simultaneous earthquake drill
RITM joins nationwide online simultaneous earthquake drill
Led by the RITM Health Emergency Management Office (HEMO), the Institute participated in the first Online National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) conducted on March 10, 2022 at 10AM. NSED is an initiative under the Department of National Defense’s National Disaster...