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DENR, RITM ink Deed of Conveyance in favor of RITM expansion
DENR, RITM ink Deed of Conveyance in favor of RITM expansion
The Department of Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim O. Sampulna and the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) Director Celia C. Carlos signed the Deed of Conveyance transferring the 9,077 square meter lot space within the Alabang Stock Farm property in...

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....

RITM inoculates Batangas and Quezon locals for National Vaccination Days IV
RITM inoculates Batangas and Quezon locals for National Vaccination Days IV
In support of the conduct of the fourth batch of the “Bayanihan, Bakunahan National Vaccination Days,” the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), through its COVID-19 Vaccination Team, administered 146 COVID-19 vaccine jabs in Sto. Tomas, Batangas and Dolores, Quezon...

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...

Keeping an eye on polio
Keeping an eye on polio
On the 26th of June 2019, a three-year-old girl from Lanao Del Sur started developing a limp. With her legs becoming weaker each day, she eventually became unable to keep herself upright. Days later, she was paralyzed. If you have...