Infectious diseases
Experts weigh in on PH disease outbreaks in research conference
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...

RITM certifies shippers of infectious substances
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...

RITM honors two Infectious Disease Fellows
RITM honors two Infectious Disease Fellows
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) honored two new Infectious Disease (ID) physicians in its sixth fellowship graduation ceremony held on June 22, 2018 at the Acacia Hotel, Alabang. Medical Department Head Dr. Mari Rose de los Reyes and...

RITM Briefer
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....

RITM honors five fellows on Infectious Disease
RITM honors five fellows on Infectious Disease
The fellow graduates Dr. Mishelle Vonnabie Bala (3rd from left), Dr. Joan Bonaobra (4th from left), Dr. Endymion Tan (4th from right), and Dr. Maria Jonelyn Colobong-Mendoza (3rd from right) poses with Assistant Director Dr. Celia C. Carlos (1st from...

Surveillance and Response Unit holds 1st Annual Meeting
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...

Leprosy: A Biblical Disease (or so we thought)
Leprosy: A Biblical Disease (or so we thought)
“Kasi syempre pag ganito…hindi maiwasan na pandirihan ka. Kahit nga sa sasakyan ka eh, kung ikaw sumakay ng jeep, iiwasan ka. (Because of this, it can’t be avoided that you’d be detested. Even in public transportation, if you ride the...

RITM ARI embarks on IMCI Evaluation after SATREPS project completion
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...

Dr. Lupisan steers the Institution forward this 2017
Dr. Lupisan steers the Institution forward this 2017
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) Director Dr. Socorro P. Lupisan delivered the first “State of RITM Address (SORA)” last January 30 at the Training Center Auditorium. During the SORA, feedback about the Institute’s accomplishments, and future initiatives were presented...