The Training is intended to:

    1. Provide participants knowledge on the following:

      a. Current rabies situation (human and animal) in the Philippines
      b. Updates on clinical management
      c. Updates on rabies diagnosis
      d. On-going control programs in the Philippines

    2. Train the participants on the recommendations for animal bite management
    3. Develop/improve the participants proficiency in the intradermal administration of rabies vaccine
    4. Develop/improve the participant’s skill in the administration of rabies immunoglobulin
    5. Provide information on cold chain management
    6. Provide orientation on the completion of the DOH reporting forms in order to improve surveillance of human rabies and animal bite case

Competencies being acquired
After the training, participants should be able to demonstrate the following:

    a. Intradermal rabies vaccination
    b. Rabies immunoglobulin administration
    c. Decision making in post-exposure prophylaxis
    d. Categorization of exposures

Schedule of Training

1. February 6, 2019 – REFRESHER COURSE (STILL OPEN | For those who already attended previous rabies trainings, please send the copy of the last training certificates to crdritm@gmail.com and a letter of intent addressed to Dr. Celia C. Carlos, thru: Dr. Beatriz P. Quiambao. Deadline of submission of letter on intent is on January 31, 2019)
2. March 11-13, 2019 – FULL COURSE (CLOSED)
3. April 22-24, 2019 – FULL COURSE (CLOSED)
4. July 15-17, 2019 – FULL COURSE (CLOSED)
5. November 11-13, 2019 – FULL COURSE (CLOSED)

The new WHO and DOH guidelines on animal bite management were released in 2018. All health workers who have undergone Animal Bite Training before February 2018 need to undergo a refresher course.

Number of Days:
3 days

Unit conducting the training
Clinical Research Division office

1. Must be a registered doctor/ registered nurse (doctor and nurse team)
2. Letter of intent

How To Register
Please send letter of intent to Dr. Celia C. Carlos, CESO IV, OIC-Director IV-RITM,
Thru: Dr. Beatriz P. Quiambao, Chief, Clinical Research Division, Course Director
Email Address: crdritm@gmail.com

Contact Number
Fax: 809-7599 or 807-2638
Direct line: (02) 807-2638
Trunkline: (02) 807-2632 local 611
Contact Person: Ajhie Almazan / Jazzel Relayo

Registration fee
FULL COURSE: P 5,000.00/participant (inclusive of lunch, AM and PM snacks, kits/handouts)
REFRESHER COURSE: P 2,500.00/participant (inclusive of lunch, AM and PM snacks, kits, handouts)

(NOTE: Dormitory accommodation not included)


For dormitory reservation:
Contact Ms. Marjorie Damasco, Dormitory Manager – (02) 807-2631/32 to 37 local 414