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

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 the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Philippines. Three resource experts were invited for the two-day continue reading : ISPE trains BMD, VRD staff on Intermediate Level Training on Current Good Manufacturing Practices

DSOs, program managers, undergo training in basic entomology

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), through its Entomology Department, trained disease surveillance officers, vector-borne program managers, and entomologists on basic entomology at Mabitac, Laguna on May 20 to 25 (Batch 1) and May 27 to June 1 (Batch 2). During the training, Region IV-A Entomologist and Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit Manager John continue reading : DSOs, program managers, undergo training in basic entomology

RITM facilitates Training on Dengue Vector Surveillance

Participant examines the sample taken from an outdoor basin. RITM, through its Medical Entomology Department, facilitated the second ‘Training on Dengue Vector Surveillance in Support to Integrated Vector Management’ conducted on October 5-6, 2017 at the Batangas Country Club. A total number of 25 nurses, medical technologists, and rural sanitary inspectors participated in the training continue reading : RITM facilitates Training on Dengue Vector Surveillance

RITM-DOH to hold 11th Postgraduate Course in Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine in March 2017

MANILA – The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine – Department of Health (RITM-DOH) is set to conduct the 11th Postgraduate Course in Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine on 16 to 17 March 2017 at the RITM Auditorium in Alabang, Muntinlupa City. Entitled “Naked Truth in Infectious Diseases”, the course will feature discussions on the latest continue reading : RITM-DOH to hold 11th Postgraduate Course in Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine in March 2017