1. A broad understanding of the parasitic diseases of public health importance in the Philippines from a general and laboratory perspective.

    2. Basic microscopy skills required for detection of parasites and identification of their diagnostic stages in feces, blood and other body fluids.
    3. A summary of the morphologic characteristics that are used in the identification of protozoa and Helminths.

Competencies being acquired

    1. Actual demonstrations of different laboratory procedures
    2. Practical bench work
    3. Practice demonstrations
    4. Practice guided and test series (parasite identification)

Schedule of Training:

Number of Days:
5 days

Target Professions
Medical technologists


Unit conducting the training
Parasitology Department

For interested applicants, please send a letter of intent for participation addressed to Mr. Sherwin A. Galit (Training Coordinator) via this email address: training.parasitology.ritm@gmail.com

Contact Number
(02)807-2631, 32, 37 Local 227/ 255