The Philippine Dental Association awarded the Muntinlupa Dental Association with the ‘Seal of Excellence for Infection Control, HIV Awareness and Collaboration’ for its partnership with RITM in providing dental healthcare for the People Living with HIV through the RITM Dental Bus.
PDA dentist examines mouth of HIV patient “Ayoko maghandle ng mga katulad niyo kasi mamaya yung mga equipment na gagamitin ko, mahawa yung ibang mga pasyente ko.” Jake recalled his “traumatic experience” and the spiteful words his dentist told him the last time he decided to get checked due to the discomfort he felt from continue reading : Dental Health Care: What it means to PLHIV
PDA dentist examines mouth of HIV patient The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) conducted its first dental health clinic for HIV patients last August 16 inside the dental health bus donated by the Department of Health. Dentists from the Philippine Dental Association (PDA) gave free dental check-up and oral prophylaxis to the patients. “Since continue reading : RITM operates its dental clinic for HIV patients
RITM Director Dr. Socorro P. Lupisan delivers the opening remarks of the program. The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, through its HIV/AIDS Core Team (HACT), conducted an overview and orientation lecture on HIV and AIDS for dental practitioners from Philippine Dental Association (PDA) Muntinlupa Chapter on July 31, 2017 at the Acacia Hotel, Alabang. “This continue reading : RITM trains dentists for its HIV dental health program
Director Socorro P. Lupisan (3rd from left) along with Clinical Research Division Chief Dr. Beatriz P. Quiambao (2nd from left), and Infection Control Nurse Erlinda Cabanting (1st from right) poses with PDA Muntinlupa Chapter Outgoing President Dr. Angeli G. Abel (1st from left), PDA Muntinlupa Chapter Incoming President Dr. Victor F. Victoria (3rd from right), continue reading : RITM to provide free dental services for its HIV patients