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Welcome to the COVID-19 Laboratory Network
QAP Hub 



The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), as the COVID-19 National Reference Laboratory is mandated to implement a comprehensive Quality Assurance Program for COVID-19 Testing Laboratories to ensure that all DOH-Accredited COVID-19 laboratories yield accurate, reliable and timely results and reduce the risk of errors by reinforcing laboratory quality standards, processes, and operations. 


Furthermore, the Department of Health (DOH) authorized the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine to administer the mandatory Monitoring of Laboratory Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Laboratory Quality Indicators (LQIs), Annual Proficiency Testing, Annual Laboratory Assessment and generate an Annual Overview Quality Assurance Program Review.

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