Know the Accreditation Status and COVID-19 Laboratory Capacities of Health Facilities in the Philippines as of April 2, 2020

Know the Accreditation Status and COVID-19 Laboratory Capacities of Health Facilities in the Philippines as of April 2, 2020



Laboratory will conduct sell-assessment using the tool provided by RITM. The components Of the self-assessment tools are:

  • Access to tho laboratory,
  • Design of the laboratory,
  • Use of laboratory safety equipment,
  • Administrative control and management
  • Records and documentation,
  • Personnel practices and training


A team from DOB. RITM. and WHO will conduct an on site visit to check the correctness of the self-assessment. The team Will inform the laboratory Of its deficiencies, and the laboratory will have to comply with recommendations before proceeding to the stage.


The personnel who will operate the laboratory will have to undergo a special 3-day training at RITM


At this stage, the laboratory may already accept COVID-19 samples. However, the laboratory Will first need to test 5 positive samples as confirmed by RITM before proceeding to a full-scale implementation.


Once all 5 positive samples have been confirmed by RITM as correct. the laboratory will be certified and allowed to process and test samples at full scale.

With STAGE 5 Accreditation Status

Province/CityMunicipalityHealth Facility 
BenguetBaguioBaguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) 
CebuCebu CityVicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) 
Davao Del surDavao CitySouthern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) 
IloiloIloilo CityWestern Visayas Medical Center (WVMC) 
ManilaManilaSan Lazaro Hospital (SLH) 
ManilaManilaUP National Institutes of Health (UP NIH) 
MuntinlupaMuntinlupaResearch Institute for Tropical Medicine, Inc. (RITM) 
Quezon CityDilimanLung Center Of the Philippines (LCP)

With STAGE 4 Accreditation Status

Province/CityMunicipalityHealth Facility
AlbayLegazpi CityBicol Public Health Laboratory
PasigPasigThe Medical City
Quezon CityDilimanVictoriano Luna Hospital (in coord w AFRIMS)
Quezon CityQuezon CitySt. Luke’s Medical Center- QC
Taguig CityTaguig CitySt. Luke’s Medical Center- BGC

With STAGE 2 Accreditation Status

Province/CityMunicipalityHealth Facility
Bacolod CityBacolod CityCorazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital
BoholTagbilaran CityGovernor Celestino Gallares Memorial Medical Center
Cotabato CityCotabatO CityCotabato Regional Medical Center
Ilocos NorteBatacMariano Marcos Hospital & Medical Center
La unionSan FernandoIlocos Training and Regional Medical Center
LagunaSanta CruzLaguna Provincial Hospital
LagunaSan PabloSan Pablo City District Hospital
LeyteTacloban CityEastern Visayas Regional Medical Center
MakatiMakatiMakati Medical Center
MandaluyongMandaluyong CityMolecular Diagnostics Laboratory
ManilaManilaChinese General Hospital
ManilaManilaDe La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute -Center for Tuberculosis Laboratory
MarikinaMarikinaAmang Rodriguez Memorial Medical Center
MarikinaMarikinaMarikina City Health Office
PasigPasigAmerican Bio-clinical Laboratories International
Quezon CityQuezon CityNational Kidney and Transplant Institute
Quezon CityQuezon CityPhilippine Genome Center (UP Diliman)
ZamboangaSta. CatalinaZamboanga City Medical Center – Clinical Laboratory

With STAGE 1 Accreditation Status

Province/CityMunicipalityHealth Facility
BasilanLamitan CityLamitan District Hospital
BataanBalangaBataan General Hospital and Medical Center
BatangasBatangas CityBatangas Medical Center
CaviteTrece MartiresGeneral Emilio Aguinaldo Memorial Hospital
CaviteBacoorSouthern Tagalog Regional Hospital
Davao del NorteTagum CityDavao Regional Medical Center
Davao Del surDavao CityPhilippine Genome Center (UP Mindanao)
IloiloIloilo CityWest Visayas State University Medical Center
LagunaSan PabloSan Pablo College and Medical Center
LagunaLOS BanosUniversity Of the Philippine – LOS Banos
LagunaCalambaCalamba Medical Center
Lanao del SurMarawi CityMindanao State University
Lanao del SurMarawi CityAmai Pakpak Medical Center
MaguindanaoShariff AguakMaguindanao Provincial Hospital
MaguindanaoSultan KudaratCotabato Sanitarium
MakatiMakatiSingapore Diagnostics
MakatiMakatiKaiser Medical Center, Inc
Makati CityMakati CityMetro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc
ManilaManilaPhilippine Red Cross
ManilaManilaUP PGH Medical Research Laboratory
ManilaManilaUniversity Of Santo Tomas Hospital
ManilaManilaMetropolitan Medical Center
ManilaManilaManila Doctors Hospital
Misamis OrientalCagayan de Oro CityNorthern Mindanao Medical Center
Misamis OrientalCagayan de Oro CityPolymedic Medical plaza
Misamis OrientalCagayan de Oro CityTB Reference Center CHD
MuntinlupaMuntinlupaAsian Hospital and Medical Center
Negros OrientalDumagueteNegros Oriental provincial Hospital
PampangaSan FernandoJose B. Lingad Memorial Regional Hospital
PampangaMabalacatThe Medical City – Clark
PampangaAngelesOspital Ning Angeles
PampangaSan FernandoGreen City Medical Center
Quezon CityQuezon CityHi Precision Diagnostics
Quezon CityQuezon CityNew World Diagnostics
Quezon ProvinceLucenaLucena united Doctors Hospital and Medical Center
South CotabatoGeneral Santos CityDr. Jorge P. Royeca City Hospital
SuluJoloSulu provincial Hospital
TaguigTaguigTaguig City Health Office
TarlacTarlac CityCentral Luzon Doctor’s Hospital
TarlacTarlac CityTarlac Provincial Lab
Tawi-tawiBongaoDatu Halun Sakilan Memorial Hospital
Zamboanga del SurZamboangaDepartment Of Agriculture Field Office
Zamboanga del SurZamboangaZamboanga del Sur Medical Center

Source: DOH

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