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RITM launches COVID-19 Quality Assurance Program
RITM launches COVID-19 Quality Assurance Program
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) has formally launched the COVID-19 Quality Assurance Program (QAP) for the country’s COVID-19 Laboratory Network on 06 September. Assistant Secretary Nestor Santiago of the DOH Public Health Services Team welcomed a...

Official Statement on the RITM Employees Association (RITMEA) mobilization
Official Statement on the RITM Employees Association (RITMEA) mobilization
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) has nothing but great respect and appreciation for all the untiring health workers and staff who compose our hallowed institution, especially in this global pandemic. Yesterday, the RITM Employees Association-Alliance of Health Workers...

RITM commences hospital renovations; decreases bed capacity
RITM commences hospital renovations; decreases bed capacity
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) is set to reduce its 40-bed capacity to 17 starting Wednesday, August 25. The decrease in in-patient accommodations and activities come at the fore of the impending construction works...

What is the Delta Variant?
What is the Delta Variant?
The Delta variant is an emerging mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that is now rapidly spreading across the globe. Here’s what we know about the COVID-19 Delta variant so...

RITM launches COVID-19 Immunization Program
RITM launches COVID-19 Immunization Program
MUNTINLUPA CITY–The Department of Health Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) conducted the ceremonial rollout of the first 10 doses of the ChAdOx1 nCov-19 vaccine today. Director Celia Carlos was the first person in RITM to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine....

RITM rolls out vaccination of donated 300 CoronaVac
RITM rolls out vaccination of donated 300 CoronaVac
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) rolls out the 300 donated CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccines to its healthcare workers today. RITM is one of the selected Level-3 hospitals catering to COVID-19 patients that were allocated with the...

RITM participates in COVID-19 vaccine delivery simulation exercises
RITM participates in COVID-19 vaccine delivery simulation exercises
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH- RITM) participated in the full-scale simulation exercises of the cold chain and logistics management of COVID-19 vaccines on 09 February 2021, as part of the preparation for the rollout of...

RITM unveils 100th Malasakit Center
RITM unveils 100th Malasakit Center
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) inaugurated the 100th Malasakit Center earlier today, 02 February 2021. The ceremonies coincided with the third anniversary of the Malasakit Center Program since its first unveiling at the Vicente Sotto...

RITM warns public against COVID-19 testing fraud
RITM warns public against COVID-19 testing fraud
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) warns the public against unscrupulous individuals posing as RITM employees offering swabbing services and issuing falsified SARS-CoV-2 confirmatory test results. The Institute was alerted of this illegal activity after receiving...

RITM congratulates its new Scientist I
RITM congratulates its new Scientist I
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) celebrates one of its homegrown scientists, Dr. Fe Esperanza Caridad Espino, for being conferred the rank of Scientist I by the Scientific Career Council chaired and co-chaired by the Civil...