The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM; Filipino: Surian sa Pananaliksik ng Medisinang Tropikal) is a health research facility based in Muntinlupa, Philippines. The primary function of RITM has been two-fold: to undertake research in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of tropical diseases of public health importance and to produce vaccines for the control of vaccine-preventable diseases. To be relevant to the national health policy and strategy, the research efforts have been directed towards the development of new diagnostic techniques as well as effective and efficient strategies for the control of infectious and/or tropical diseases. Its research efforts are being disseminated through local and international publications, presented in various scientific meetings, and submitted to health policy-making bodies.
The RITM is tasked by the Philippine Department of Health and the Philippine Government to supervise, plan, and successfully implement research programs to prevent and control prevailing infectious and tropical diseases in the Philippines. This includes research involving the advancement of vaccines and medications used by medical professionals, such as physicians, nurses, and medical technologists, that they utilize whenever patients they handle are under the diagnosis and treatment of infectious and treatable and curable diseases. The institute also trains medical and health workers in order to be further educated in their fields in relation to the management of tropical infectious diseases. Formulation of plans and research projects involving biological products proposed and currently utilized by the Philippine Department of Health are also covered by the functions of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, including the manufacture of biologic products and vaccines.
With its mission to protect Filipinos against infectious diseases through the conduct of globally competitive research, training, clinical and diagnostic services, and the production of biologicals. RITM provides state-of-the-art facilities dedicated to research, training, clinical care, and biological manufacturing. It houses laboratories, hospital facilities, biological production facilities, an isolated bank, a training center, and a dormitory.
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- Application Letter
- Properly accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with Work Experience Sheet.
- Copy of Diploma.
- Copy of Transcript of Record.
- Certificate of Employment (if required based on QS).
- Certificate of Training ( (if required based on QS).
- Copy of valid NBI Clearance.
- IPCR (if with the previous contract with RITM).
- IF PRACTICE OF PROFESSION
- Copy of PRC Board Rating
- Copy of PRC Board Certificate.
- Copy of PRC License (front and back at least 3 months prior to expiration).
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Source: Philippine Go