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 is PH’s first Monkeypox testing lab

RITM Special Pathogens Laboratory staff prepares reagents during optimization of assay for Monkeypox detection. The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), through its Veterinary Research Department’s Special Pathogens Laboratory, has formally announced the successful optimization of the assay for detecting Monkeypox on June 22, 2022 This makes RITM the first and currently the only facility continue reading : RITM is PH’s first Monkeypox testing lab

RITM equips for monkeypox national response

RITM equips for monkeypox national response As one of the national agencies mandated to curtail infectious disease outbreaks in the Philippines, the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) is now bracing for a possible surge in monkeypox cases in the country, alongside its COVID-19 pandemic response. Pursuant to the Department of Health (DOH) Department Memorandum continue reading : RITM equips for monkeypox national response