Research Institute for Tropical Medicine
RIO conducts 3rd Research Forum
RIO conducts 3rd Research Forum
Researchers presented recent findings in their respective fields in the third Research Forum organized by the Research and Innovation Office (RIO) on September 30, 2019 at the RITM Auditorium.  In light of the current Dengue outbreak in the country, Virology Department’s Ms. Ava...

RITM hosts WHO-GHLC fellows
RITM hosts WHO-GHLC fellows
RITM hosted the field visit of 23 fellows under the World Health Organization – Global Health Learning Centre (WHO-GHLC) last September 13, 2019.  RITM Officer-In-Charge Director III Dr. Beatriz P. Quiambao welcomed and presented the Institute’s services and best practices to the fellows from...

Project Matyag teaches Antipolo household heads vector control, disease surveillance
Project Matyag teaches Antipolo household heads vector control, disease surveillance
Project Matyag trained nearly a hundred mothers on vector control and disease surveillance in a community engagement activity last September 14, 2019 at the Area Dela Paz covered court in Brgy. Cupang, Antipolo City, Rizal. Brgy. Cupang has the highest incidence of dengue and dengue-related deaths in the municipality...

RITM leads PNIC stakeholders meeting
RITM leads PNIC stakeholders meeting
RITM, through its Surveillance and Response Unit and Virology Department, led the conduct of the Philippine National Influenza Center (PNIC) Stakeholders Meeting on September 09-10, 2019 at the Belmont Hotel, Pasay City.  The workshop gathered all stakeholders of influenza surveillance in the Department of Health (DOH)...

VRD-SPL train RADDLs, LGUs on dFAT
VRD-SPL train RADDLs, LGUs on dFAT
The Veterinary Research Department – Special Pathogens Unit (VRD-SPL) trained Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratories (RADDLs) and local government units (LGUs) on rabies diagnosis in the Intensive Training Course on Rabies Direct Fluorescent Antigen Test (DFAT) last September 2-6, 2019 at the RITM...

Magic Glasses PH team impart research findings with collaborators, stakeholders
Magic Glasses PH team impart research findings with collaborators, stakeholders
RITM researchers representing the Philippines in the Magic Glasses Research Programme for the Global Control of Intestinal Worms imparted the results of their main trial in a meeting held last August 28, 2019 at the Acacia Hotel, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. Magic Glasses is an interactive health...

PH, Indonesia trains on laboratory detection of Zika
PH, Indonesia trains on laboratory detection of Zika
RITM, through its National Reference Laboratory for Dengue and other Arbovirus, hosted a three-day Arbovirus Laboratory Training at the Training Center from August 27 to 29, 2019. A total of eight (8) participants from Indonesia and four (4) from the Philippines attended the training. The US...

CSC recognizes RITM HR management thru PRIME-HRM
CSC recognizes RITM HR management thru PRIME-HRM
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) awarded RITM the Certificate of Recognition for obtaining Maturity Level 2 of the Enhanced Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) last August 13, 2019.  Set on a scale of four maturity levels, Maturity Level 2...

RTC holds first training course on IR
RTC holds first training course on IR
The Regional Training Center (RTC) for Good Health Research Practices in the Western Pacific Region (WPRO) of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) led the first training course on Implementation Research (IR) from August 13-16, 2019 at the Training Center, RITM. According to Universitas Gadjah...

ISPE trains BMD, VRD staff on Intermediate Level Training on Current Good Manufacturing Practices
ISPE trains BMD, VRD staff on Intermediate Level Training on Current Good Manufacturing Practices
The Biologicals Manufacturing Division (BMD) of RITM, through its Quality Assurance (QA) Department, conducted the Intermediate-Level Training on Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) at the RITM Auditorium on August 13 to 14, 2019. All BMD personnel and selected VRD personnel attended the training led by...