Department of Health
DOH-HPCS, DPCB gather HEPOs for Risk Comm Conference
DOH-HPCS, DPCB gather HEPOs for Risk Comm Conference
The Department of Health (DOH) Health Promotion and Communication Service (HPCS)and the Disease Prevention and Control Bureau (DPCB) gathered the second batch of Health Education and Promotion Officers (HEPOs) from the Visayas Region and NCR for a two-day conference on Risk Communication last August 27-30, 2019 at...

RITM Chief backs TDR direction, urges WPRO participation
RITM Chief backs TDR direction, urges WPRO participation
RITM OIC Director IV, Dr. Celia Carlos, calls for regional action from the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region following the 42nd Joint Coordinating Board (JCB) session of the WHO Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) on June 25-26, 2019...

DOH releases Health Priority Actions for 2019
DOH releases Health Priority Actions for 2019
To regain public confidence and trust to existing health programs of the government, the Department of Health (DOH) released the Universal Health Care (UHC) and Fourmula 1 Plus (F1) Health Priority Actions for 2019 through a Department Memorandum on December...

DOH-MIMAROPA awards RITM for contribution in fight against Malaria
DOH-MIMAROPA awards RITM for contribution in fight against Malaria
RITM Laboratory Aide Mr. Gil V. Gacita (second from the left) receives Lifetime Achievement Award The Department of Health MIMAROPA Region awarded RITM a plaque of appreciation for its unwavering commitment and invaluable support to the malaria program in MIMAROPA...

RITM leads evaluation of DOH-IMCI program
RITM leads evaluation of DOH-IMCI program
The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEBS) of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) together with the Acute Respiratory Illness (ARI) Study Group conducts the first-ever assessment of the status of the Department of Health’s (DOH) Integrated Management of...

RITM-DOH contributes to the world’s fight against Polio
RITM-DOH contributes to the world’s fight against Polio
MANILA- Another milestone in the Philippines’ fight against polio happened on 11 August 2016 at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine – Department of Health (RITM-DOH), as the National Task Force on the Laboratory Containment of Poliovirus destroyed all the...

DOH celebrates National Hospital Week
DOH celebrates National Hospital Week
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health, along with chiefs of medical centers and agencies under its supervision, inaugurated the National Hospital Week celebration at the Quirino Memorial Medical Center on August 8, 2016. During the opening ceremony, Health Secretary...