September 21: This week, the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) in partnership with HSP, trained field health workers from the Northern Mindanao and Davao regions of the Philippines on best practices for planning and conducting outbreak response. This is part of a series of workshops to roll-out the RITM Manual on Specimen Collection, Storage, Handling and Transport during Infectious Disease Outbreak. The trainings also aim to enhance coordination, reporting and joint outbreak investigations between health agencies.
Congrats to our colleagues at RITM on a successful workshop!
October 4: Field health workers from the ARMM (Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao) and Zamboanga Peninsula regions of Philippines are currently participating in an RITM training on the Manual on Specimen Collection, Storage, Handling and Transport during Infectious Disease Outbreak. This is the final workshop in a series of trainings RITM has implemented across Mindanao, in partnership with HSP, to roll-out the manual and foster best practices for planning and conducting outbreak response.