National Polio Laboratory
NPL hosts WHO-WPRO training on poliovirus detection and characterization
NPL hosts WHO-WPRO training on poliovirus detection and characterization
The RITM National Polio Laboratory (NPL) hosted the World Health Organization-Western Pacific Regional Office (WHO-WPRO) Third Regional Hands-on Training on Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction Techniques for Rapid Detection and Characterization of Polioviruses from November 11-15, 2019 at the RITM Training Center. Alongside WHO-WPRO Representative...

NPL leads first nationwide prevalence and molecular epidemiology study of HFMD in PH
NPL leads first nationwide prevalence and molecular epidemiology study of HFMD in PH
In 2012, a mysterious illness killed dozens of children in Cambodia. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Cambodian Health Ministry later found out that a virus that causes hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) is responsible for the deaths...