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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...

Official Statement on the RITM Employees Association (RITMEA) mobilization
Official Statement on the RITM Employees Association (RITMEA) mobilization
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) has nothing but great respect and appreciation for all the untiring health workers and staff who compose our hallowed institution, especially in this global pandemic. Yesterday, the RITM Employees Association-Alliance of Health Workers...

RITM commences hospital renovations; decreases bed capacity
RITM commences hospital renovations; decreases bed capacity
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) is set to reduce its 40-bed capacity to 17 starting Wednesday, August 25. The decrease in in-patient accommodations and activities come at the fore of the impending construction works...

What is the Delta Variant?
What is the Delta Variant?
The Delta variant is an emerging mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that is now rapidly spreading across the globe. Here’s what we know about the COVID-19 Delta variant so...

RITM launches COVID-19 Immunization Program
RITM launches COVID-19 Immunization Program
MUNTINLUPA CITY–The Department of Health Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) conducted the ceremonial rollout of the first 10 doses of the ChAdOx1 nCov-19 vaccine today. Director Celia Carlos was the first person in RITM to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine....

RITM participates in COVID-19 vaccine delivery simulation exercises
RITM participates in COVID-19 vaccine delivery simulation exercises
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH- RITM) participated in the full-scale simulation exercises of the cold chain and logistics management of COVID-19 vaccines on 09 February 2021, as part of the preparation for the rollout of...

RITM unveils 100th Malasakit Center
RITM unveils 100th Malasakit Center
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) inaugurated the 100th Malasakit Center earlier today, 02 February 2021. The ceremonies coincided with the third anniversary of the Malasakit Center Program since its first unveiling at the Vicente Sotto...

38 RITM staff recover from COVID-19
38 RITM staff recover from COVID-19
MUNTINLUPA CITY—The number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases among the workforce of the Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) have reached a total of 45 last week. As of 27 April, however, 84.44%, or 38 individuals, have fully...

RITM temporarily scales down lab ops, prioritizes employee welfare
RITM temporarily scales down lab ops, prioritizes employee welfare
MUNTINLUPA CITY—As forty-three (43) of its workforce already confirmed positive for COVID-19, the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) has scaled down its laboratory operations to give way to a thorough personnel testing and decontamination of its facilities. “Only RITM laboratories are...

How does RITM remain safe when handling COVID-19 patients?
How does RITM remain safe when handling COVID-19 patients?
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