RITM trains on using multiplex PCR assay for Influenza and SARS-CoV-2 detection

Eight (8) laboratory staff from the RITM Virology Department and Molecular Biology Laboratory (MBL) trained on the use of Multiplex PCR assay for the detection of Influenza and SARS-CoV-2, under the supervision of experts from the California Department of Public Health on July 18, 2022 to July 22, 2022. The United States Centers for Disease continue reading : RITM trains on using multiplex PCR assay for Influenza and SARS-CoV-2 detection

RITM conducts refresher training on Influenza Surveillance

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), through its Virology Department and Surveillance response Unit (SRU), conducted a refresher training on the procedures for Influenza-Like Illnesses (ILI) Surveillance on May 27, 2022 at the Bellevue Hotel, Alabang.  Thirty (30) medical and health professionals from various hospitals, health centers, and Regional Epedimiology Surveillance Units within the continue reading : RITM conducts refresher training on Influenza Surveillance

RITM leads ILI and SARI annual meeting

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) held the third Influenza-like Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) Sentinel Sites’ Annual Meeting with representatives from National Reference Laboratories, Sub-National Laboratories, Sentinel Sites, and Regional and Central Offices across the country. Experts provided updates on the ILI and SARI surveillance implementation, and discussed possible solutions continue reading : RITM leads ILI and SARI annual meeting