Dedication and opening of joint AFPMC-AFRIMS molecular laboratory in the Philippines
Dedication and opening of joint AFPMC-AFRIMS molecular laboratory in the Philippines. The lab is within the Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center (AFPMC) in Manila and was formally opened on 30 March 2011 by the Secretary of National Defense, Voltaire T. Gazmin, and the U.S. Ambassador, Harry K. Thomas, Jr. (left and right of plaque).
The laboratory's main focus is the diagnosis of influenza; the facility serves as a reference laboratory for this testing for the nation-wide hospital system of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.