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 the MO2 Westown Hotel, Smallville, Iloilo City. The conference served as an avenue where the key continue reading : DOH-HPCS, DPCB gather HEPOs for Risk Comm Conference

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 in Geneva, Switzerland. The JCB is the top governing body of the TDR that meets continue reading : RITM Chief backs TDR direction, urges WPRO participation

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 Region. The DOH MIMAROPA Region, in collaboration with the Provincial Health office of Palawan and continue reading : DOH-MIMAROPA awards RITM for contribution in fight against Malaria

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 Childhood Illnesses (IMCI) Program. DOH adopted and started the IMCI pilot project back in 1996 continue reading : RITM leads evaluation of DOH-IMCI program

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 poliovirus type-2 samples in the RITM National Polio Laboratory. “We are making history today as continue reading : RITM-DOH contributes to the world’s fight against Polio