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Three Decades of HIV Treatment in PH
Three Decades of HIV Treatment in PH
Learn more about the changing profile and outcome of HIV and AIDS among RITM patients...

ARG capacitates HIV testing counselors
ARG capacitates HIV testing counselors
To respond to the need for more trained and proficient HIV counselors and health care providers,RITM, through its Medical Department, held a two-day training on Basic HIV Orientation and Pre/Post-test Counseling on March 29-30, 2019 at the Philippine Society for Microbiology and...

TTI-NRL trains medtechs on quality testing of blood units
TTI-NRL trains medtechs on quality testing of blood units
Thirty-four (34) medical technologists from blood service facilities across the country underwent a six-day training course, designed for the special proficiency skill in HIV and other Transfusion Transmissible Infection (TTI) testing. RITM TTI-NRL Medtech III Iza Mae Chamen emphasized that this workshop “will help...

Dental Health Care: What it means to PLHIV
Dental Health Care: What it means to PLHIV
PDA dentist examines mouth of HIV patient “Ayoko maghandle ng mga katulad niyo kasi mamaya yung mga equipment na gagamitin ko, mahawa yung ibang mga pasyente ko.” Jake recalled his “traumatic experience” and the spiteful words his dentist told him...

RITM operates its dental clinic for HIV patients
RITM operates its dental clinic for HIV patients
PDA dentist examines mouth of HIV patient The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) conducted its first dental health clinic for HIV patients last August 16 inside the dental health bus donated by the Department of Health. Dentists from the...

RITM trains dentists for its HIV dental health program
RITM trains dentists for its HIV dental health program
RITM Director Dr. Socorro P. Lupisan delivers the opening remarks of the program. The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, through its HIV/AIDS Core Team (HACT), conducted an overview and orientation lecture on HIV and AIDS for dental practitioners from Philippine...

RITM to provide free dental services for its HIV patients
RITM to provide free dental services for its HIV patients
Director Socorro P. Lupisan (3rd from left) along with Clinical Research Division Chief Dr. Beatriz P. Quiambao (2nd from left), and Infection Control Nurse Erlinda Cabanting (1st from right) poses with PDA Muntinlupa Chapter Outgoing President Dr. Angeli G. Abel...

RITM, UPLB give face to HIV/AIDS
RITM, UPLB give face to HIV/AIDS
(L-R) Head of ARG-RITM Dr. Rosanna Ditangco, HIV advocate Billy Santo, International Health Expert from UP Open University and Philippine Women’s University Professor Satwinder Rehal, and President of ASEAN Student Council Union Derrick Ordoñez address the students’ concerns regarding HIV/AIDS....