RITM launches COVID-19 Quality Assurance Program

MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) has formally launched the COVID-19 Quality Assurance Program (QAP) for the country’s COVID-19 Laboratory Network on 06 September. Assistant Secretary Nestor Santiago of the DOH Public Health Services Team welcomed a total of 440 laboratory managers and representatives from licensed public and private testing labs during continue reading : RITM launches COVID-19 Quality Assurance Program

RITM inaugurates three new laboratories

New laboratories of the Medical Entomology Department, the Special Pathogens Laboratoryof the Veterinary Research Department (VRD-SPL), and the Molecular Biology Laboratory (MBL) were inaugurated last May 23, 2019. An inaugural mass attended by the staff of the aforementioned departments preceded the blessing of the new research laboratories. The new laboratories are part of the efforts to forward the mandates of RITM, specifically continue reading : RITM inaugurates three new laboratories