RITM conducts 1st What the FAQs online forum on sex and monkeypox

To address close physical contact, such as those involved in sexual activities, as a risk factor in the transmission of the global problem of monkeypox, the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through its Medical Department conducted the What the FAQs?: Sex and Monkeypox online public forum via Zoom and the RITM Facebook page on continue reading : RITM conducts 1st What the FAQs online forum on sex and monkeypox

RITM Live brings focus on rabies and animal bites

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, through its Communication and Engagement Office (CEO), wrapped up the Rabies Awareness Month with the third episode of RITM Live: Ask the Expert series. RITM Animal Bite Treatment Center (ABTC) Head Dr. Mark Joseph S. Castellano headlined the episode broadcasted on March 31, shedding light on rabies and explaining continue reading : RITM Live brings focus on rabies and animal bites

Experts weigh in on PH disease outbreaks in research conference

Infectious disease experts discussed the Philippines’ public health crisis as it battles four outbreaks at the 3rd RITM Annual Research Conference held last December 11, 2019 at the Acacia Hotel Manila in Alabang, Muntinlupa City. The conference also highlighted the phenomenon on vaccine hesitancy and its consequences as former Secretary of Health Dr. Manuel Dayrit shared his insights continue reading : Experts weigh in on PH disease outbreaks in research conference

RITM certifies shippers of infectious substances

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) certifies shippers of infectious diseases in its first Infectious Substances Shipping Course on September 26-28, 2018 at Vivere Hotel, Muntinlupa City. RITM shipping trainers capacitated participants from the Department of Health (DOH) Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance, DOH Sub-National Laboratories, and RITM Laboratories on international and national basis of continue reading : RITM certifies shippers of infectious substances

RITM Briefer

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine of the Department of Health is the country’s center or infectious and tropical diseases, with expertise in research, laboratpry diagnosis, training, health care, and biologicals production. Established in 1981 with the signing of E.O. 674 and funded by a grant-in-aid from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), RITM was initially continue reading : RITM Briefer

Surveillance and Response Unit holds 1st Annual Meeting

RITM-SRU team together with its stakeholders and participants at the 1st Annual Meeting. The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine through its Surveillance and Response Unit (RITM-SRU) organized its 1st Annual Meeting with partners and stakeholders on April 5-7 at the Crimson Hotel. RITM Surveillance Officer Rowena Capistrano led SRU’s first of many meetings. Capistrano explained continue reading : Surveillance and Response Unit holds 1st Annual Meeting

RITM ARI embarks on IMCI Evaluation after SATREPS project completion

Following the completion of the SATREPS project, RITM-TOHOKU Collaborating Research Center on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases continues the implementation of the Childhood Pneumonia Project focusing on the transmission of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in the community. “The SATREPS project funded by JICA was completed but the Childhood Pneumonia Project is still ongoing. Now we continue reading : RITM ARI embarks on IMCI Evaluation after SATREPS project completion