Polio Endgame
PH Polio Endgame Plan welcomes three new ES sites and introduces BRM
PH Polio Endgame Plan welcomes three new ES sites and introduces BRM
The National Polio Laboratory (NPL) of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM)held its 4th Multistakeholders’ Meeting and Workshop for the Philippines Polio Endgame Plan on August 5-8, 2019 at the Summit Ridge Hotel, Tagaytay City. “We are now in the 6th year...

National Polio Laboratory strengthens strategies towards eradicating polio
National Polio Laboratory strengthens strategies towards eradicating polio
“Together, let us transcend from the idea of ‘one last child’ to ‘one last virus’ to ‘poliovirus no more’,” urged Task Force for the Laboratory Containment of Poliovirus National Coordinator Dr. Lea Necitas G. Apostol to more than one hundred...

National Polio Laboratory toughens efforts for the PH Polio Endgame Plan
National Polio Laboratory toughens efforts for the PH Polio Endgame Plan
The National Polio Laboratory (NPL), housed at the RITM Department of Virology, wins the support of local academic institutions, environmental agencies, as well as research and military laboratories in strengthening efforts toward polio eradication in the Philippines. Key representatives from...

RITM-DOH contributes to the world’s fight against Polio
RITM-DOH contributes to the world’s fight against Polio
MANILA- Another milestone in the Philippines’ fight against polio happened on 11 August 2016 at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine – Department of Health (RITM-DOH), as the National Task Force on the Laboratory Containment of Poliovirus destroyed all the...