ARSP
RITM hosts 31st Annual DOH-ARSP Committee Meeting
RITM hosts 31st Annual DOH-ARSP Committee Meeting
RITM, through its Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Reference Laboratory (ARSRL),hosted the 31st Annual Meetingof the Department of Health (DOH) Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Program (ARSP)  on May 21-22, 2019 at the RITM Auditorium. Laboratory Research Division Chief Dr. Amado Tandoc III welcomed all the participants, and Head...

ARSP 2017 Data Summary Report
ARSP 2017 Data Summary Report
The DOH-ARSP implements an antimicrobial resistance surveillance on aerobic bacteria from clinical specimens. The surveillance collects culture and antimicrobial susceptibility data from its 24 sentinel sites and 2 gonorrhoeae surveillance sites. These sentinel sites participate in an external quality assessment...

RITM hosts the 1st National Institute for Health Research-Global Health Research Units (NIHR-GHRU) Project Meeting
RITM hosts the 1st National Institute for Health Research-Global Health Research Units (NIHR-GHRU) Project Meeting
RITM, through its Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Program (ARSP), hosted the 1st Annual National Institute for Health Research – Global Health Research Units (NIHR-GHRU) Meeting held on May 31-June 1, 2018 at the Acacia Hotel Manila, Philippines. In coordination with the...

ARSP celebrates 30th Anniversary
ARSP celebrates 30th Anniversary
As part of the celebration of the Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Program’s (ARSP) 30th Anniversary, the RITM Antimicrobial Response Surveillance Reference Laboratory (ARSRL) hosted the annual meeting and research forum with the theme “Push on and Engage in the fight against...

See and Sequence project holds Advisory Board Meeting
See and Sequence project holds Advisory Board Meeting
“The quality of genomic sequences from RITM is at par with the sequencing done at Sanger,” says Silvia Argimon, the Lead Genomic Epidemiologist of the Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute on the laboratory capacity...