New diagnostic algorithm may improve PH dengue diagnosis and surveillance – studies suggest

Through the Research and Innovation Office (RIO) of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Infection Biology Department Head Dr. Martin Lloyd Hibberd shared his analysis of dengue in the Philippines to public health practitioners in the country on 22 August 2022 via Zoom in support of continue reading : New diagnostic algorithm may improve PH dengue diagnosis and surveillance – studies suggest

RITM Live zooms in on Dengue

In observance of the Dengue Awareness Month, the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, through its Communication and Engagement Office (CEO), broadcasted the fourth episode of RITM Live: Ask the Expert series on the topic of dengue on June 09, 2022.  Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral infection causing a severe flu-like illness which could potentially lead continue reading : RITM Live zooms in on Dengue

PH, Indonesia trains on laboratory detection of Zika

RITM, through its National Reference Laboratory for Dengue and other Arbovirus, hosted a three-day Arbovirus Laboratory Training at the Training Center from August 27 to 29, 2019. A total of eight (8) participants from Indonesia and four (4) from the Philippines attended the training. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Puerto Rico Branch Trainer Gilberto Santiago and Pan continue reading : PH, Indonesia trains on laboratory detection of Zika

NAAT-LAMP offers simpler, cheaper diagnosis for dengue

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), together with the Department of Health (DOH) and the University of the Philippines National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH), trained medical technologists from the National Children’s Hospital, Baguio General Hospital Medical Center, and Region VII on the new dengue diagnostic tool last November 13 and 14 at the RITM continue reading : NAAT-LAMP offers simpler, cheaper diagnosis for dengue

RITM facilitates Training on Dengue Vector Surveillance

Participant examines the sample taken from an outdoor basin. RITM, through its Medical Entomology Department, facilitated the second ‘Training on Dengue Vector Surveillance in Support to Integrated Vector Management’ conducted on October 5-6, 2017 at the Batangas Country Club. A total number of 25 nurses, medical technologists, and rural sanitary inspectors participated in the training continue reading : RITM facilitates Training on Dengue Vector Surveillance