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 Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mongolia, Philippines, continue reading : RITM hosts WHO-GHLC fellows

RITM Chief backs TDR direction, urges WPRO participation

RITM OIC Director IV, Dr. Celia Carlos, calls for regional action from the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region following the 42nd Joint Coordinating Board (JCB) session of the WHO Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) on June 25-26, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. The JCB is the top governing body of the TDR that meets continue reading : RITM Chief backs TDR direction, urges WPRO participation

Global health leaders convene at the 72nd World Health Assembly

Dignitaries from various member states of the World Health Organization convened at the 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) held in Geneva, Switzerland on May 20-28, 2019. “Let me commend you all on the ambition of this year’s theme Universal Health Coverage: Leaving no one behind. The work that we do on a day-to-day basis may be different continue reading : Global health leaders convene at the 72nd World Health Assembly

RITM-DOH contributes to the world’s fight against Polio

MANILA- Another milestone in the Philippines’ fight against polio happened on 11 August 2016 at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine – Department of Health (RITM-DOH), as the National Task Force on the Laboratory Containment of Poliovirus destroyed all the poliovirus type-2 samples in the RITM National Polio Laboratory. “We are making history today as continue reading : RITM-DOH contributes to the world’s fight against Polio