MANILA – The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine – Department of Health (RITM-DOH) is set to conduct the 11th Postgraduate Course in Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine on 16 to 17 March 2017 at the RITM Auditorium in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
Entitled “Naked Truth in Infectious Diseases”, the course will feature discussions on the latest in control practices, vaccination recommendations, and treatment guidelines for infectious diseases, including Japanese encephalitis, malaria, dengue, tuberculosis, HIV, and rabies among others.
It aims to provide the medical community a venue to resolve misconceptions, clarify concepts, and get updates on relevant topics on infectious and tropical diseases.
The course’s overall chair, Dr. Joanne N. de Jesus, said that the 2-day course also aims to strengthen the capacity of the medical community in both clinical and laboratory practices.
RITM-DOH conducts the Postgraduate Course in Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine once every two years, as part of its commitment to provide continuing medical education to the country’s healthcare practitioners. This course is intended for physicians, nurses, medical technologists, midwives, and barangay health workers.
To register, contact the RITM Medical Department at (02) 807-26-32 local 801 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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