RITM and Fumiya Sankai promote GARC Rabies Educator Course

The Reseach Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through its ongoing Japan and Philippines One Health Rabies Project (JAPOHR), launched an episode on becoming a certified rabies educator last September 16, 2022 through the End Rabies with Fumiya video series on YouTube, hosted by Japanese influencer Fumiya Sankai and co-hosted by RITM Molecular Biology Laboratory Head continue reading : RITM and Fumiya Sankai promote GARC Rabies Educator Course

RITM trains on using multiplex PCR assay for Influenza and SARS-CoV-2 detection

Eight (8) laboratory staff from the RITM Virology Department and Molecular Biology Laboratory (MBL) trained on the use of Multiplex PCR assay for the detection of Influenza and SARS-CoV-2, under the supervision of experts from the California Department of Public Health on July 18, 2022 to July 22, 2022. The United States Centers for Disease continue reading : RITM trains on using multiplex PCR assay for Influenza and SARS-CoV-2 detection

RITM, ANU, UQ, and CU train DOH staff on geospatial data management

In collaboration with the Australian National University (ANU), University of Queensland (UQ), and Curtin University (CU), the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), through its Parasitology Department, rolls out its geospatial data management training course for Department of Health (DOH) personnel this May to June 2022 in order to capacitate staff on Geographic Information Systems continue reading : RITM, ANU, UQ, and CU train DOH staff on geospatial data management

RITM conducts refresher training on Influenza Surveillance

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), through its Virology Department and Surveillance response Unit (SRU), conducted a refresher training on the procedures for Influenza-Like Illnesses (ILI) Surveillance on May 27, 2022 at the Bellevue Hotel, Alabang.  Thirty (30) medical and health professionals from various hospitals, health centers, and Regional Epedimiology Surveillance Units within the continue reading : RITM conducts refresher training on Influenza Surveillance

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 users to input the Certificate Control Numbers and the surname of the participant or that continue reading : Verify your training certificate via RITM LDIS

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 roll-out has capacitated 831 participants, 95% of which are laboratory analysts, non-analysts, and pathologists. The continue reading : RITM completes 2nd batch of biosafety training for 2022

PNIC leads training on ILI, SARI surveillance

The RITM Philippine National Influenza Center (PNIC) led a three-day Refresher Training on Influenza-like Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI) Surveillance on November 11 to 13, 2019 at The Vivere Hotel, Alabang, Muntinlupa. A total of 54 participants from the 18 ILI sentinel sites, six SARI sites, and the Department of Health’s Epidemiology Bureau (DOH-EB) took part continue reading : PNIC leads training on ILI, SARI surveillance

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 Training Center. Rabies dFAT is a diagnostic test in which brain tissue is kept with continue reading : VRD-SPL train RADDLs, LGUs on dFAT

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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Puerto Rico Branch Trainer Gilberto Santiago and Pan continue reading : PH, Indonesia trains on laboratory detection of Zika

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 Mada – Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Center for Tropical Medicine Head of continue reading : RTC holds first training course on IR