Infectious disease experts discussed the Philippines’ public health crisis as it battles four outbreaks at the 3rd RITM Annual Research Conference held last December 11, 2019 at the Acacia Hotel Manila in Alabang, Muntinlupa City. The conference also highlighted the phenomenon on vaccine hesitancy and its consequences as former Secretary of Health Dr. Manuel Dayrit shared his insights continue reading : Experts weigh in on PH disease outbreaks in research conference
RITM Chief backs TDR direction, urges WPRO participation
RITM OIC Director IV, Dr. Celia Carlos, calls for regional action from the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region following the 42nd Joint Coordinating Board (JCB) session of the WHO Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) on June 25-26, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. The JCB is the top governing body of the TDR that meets continue reading : RITM Chief backs TDR direction, urges WPRO participation
PCAV: Saving lives one ampoule at a time
Purified Cobra Antivenin (PCAV) was fondly dubbed as a “wonder drug” by the brain behind its standardization in 2009, Lilian S. Dancel, RMT, as it manifests observable changes in seconds once administered in a patient. “There was a patient rushed here who turned black already as the locals were not immediately able to attend to continue reading : PCAV: Saving lives one ampoule at a time
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