Research Institute for Tropical Medicine
RITM Live brings focus on rabies and animal bites
RITM Live brings focus on rabies and animal bites
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, through its Communication and Engagement Office (CEO), wrapped up the Rabies Awareness Month with the third episode of RITM Live: Ask the Expert series. RITM Animal Bite Treatment Center (ABTC) Head Dr. Mark Joseph...

RITM Director conferred PFPA distinction award
RITM Director conferred PFPA distinction award
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) Director Dr. Celia Carlos received the Distinction Award for the medical profession in the 9th Philippine Federation of Professional Associations (PFPA) Distinction and Excellence Awards on February 26, 2022 at UP Diliman, Quezon City....

Revitalizing the IMCI Program
Revitalizing the IMCI Program
The Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) is a global strategy to reduce morbidity, mortality, disability and promote growth and development of infants and children under five years old.  The Philippines implemented IMCI in 1996. Read more to learn how the...

RITM kicks off 2022 Women’s Month celebration
RITM kicks off 2022 Women’s Month celebration
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through its Gender and Development Focal Point System (GFPS), begins its month-long celebration of activities anchored on the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) multi-year theme, “We Make CHANGE Work for Women” this March....

Verify your training certificate via RITM LDIS
Verify your training certificate via RITM LDIS
The public and interested parties are now able to verify the legitimacy of an RITM-issued training certificate through the verification system featured in the Institute’s Learning and Development Information System (LDIS). To verify a certificate, the system will require the...

RITM completes 2nd batch of biosafety training for 2022
RITM completes 2nd batch of biosafety training for 2022
As part of its annual series of biosafety trainings, the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through its Biorisk Management Office (BRMO) has recently concluded its second batch of biosafety trainings for this year last February 18, 2022. The February...

RITM Live tackles Leprosy and other skin concerns
RITM Live tackles Leprosy and other skin concerns
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through its Communication and Engagement Office (CEO) aired the second episode of RITM Live: Ask the Expert series with Dermatology chief, Dr. Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel on February 28, 2022 via Facebook Live in...

RITM achieves ISO 9001:2015 recertification
RITM achieves ISO 9001:2015 recertification
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) received its International Organization for Standardization (ISO 9001:2015) recertification from global leader for inspection services TÜV Rheinland on 22 January 2022. In the recertification audit last November 2021, TUV Rheinland Lead Auditor Eric Santos announced...

RITM reiterates public warning against fraudulent solicitations
RITM reiterates public warning against fraudulent solicitations
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) is reiterating its call to the public to be cautious against individuals using the name/s of RITM officials to solicit monetary gain or any favor. RITM Director Celia Carlos...

RITM launches COVID-19 Quality Assurance Program
RITM launches COVID-19 Quality Assurance Program
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) has formally launched the COVID-19 Quality Assurance Program (QAP) for the country’s COVID-19 Laboratory Network on 06 September. Assistant Secretary Nestor Santiago of the DOH Public Health Services Team welcomed a...