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Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Select FlowForma BPM to Replace Paper and Drive Collaboration

FlowForma, the leading provider of BPM tools for Microsoft Office 365 ®, today announced that Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), is using the FlowForma BPM tool to accelerate and improve their travel approval process, as well as over 60 other ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 22 Aug 2017

‘80% of Ebola survivors suffer disabilities one year after discharge’

New research, conducted by the University of Liverpool and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, highlights the need for long-term rehabilitation of Ebola survivors after almost 80% of those interviewed were found to have major limitations in mobility ...

Published: 27 Aug 2017

Military Tropical Medicine Course Provides Valuable Training

Story by Lt. Cmdr. Jill Cunningham Photos by HM2 Ellen Gillen NMPDC Public Affairs 3 hrs ago The Military Tropical Medicine (MTM) Course, led by the Navy Medicine Professional Development Center (NMPDC) and taught by NMPDC Course Directors in conjunction ...

Source: DC Military
Published: 24 Aug 2017

Findings from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Yields New Data on Health Insurance (Syrian refugees in Lebanon: the search for…

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, "International health assistance has been provided to refugee populations in Lebanon. However, the current humanitarian system has also ...

Source: Insurance News Net
Published: 18 Aug 2017

Degree awarding powers for Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

LSTM has been granted degree awarding powers by the Privy Council following a process of assessment over two years by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). Gaining degree awarding powers means that students who begin their studies from September will receive ...

Published: 16 Aug 2017

Special probiotic mixture reduces risk of sepsis in infants, study finds

Antiretroviral Therapy Clostridium Difficile Ebola HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Influenza Malaria Measles Sepsis Swine Flu Tropical Medicine Tuberculosis Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic... Septicaemia (another name for blood poisoning ...

Published: 22 Aug 2017

Patients who Survive Ebola often Continue to Face Numerous Health Problems: Study

Researchers at the University of Liverpool, the UK and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK are studying what’s called post-Ebola syndrome. One of the senior authors of the study, Dr. Janet Scott, says researchers are unsure why survivors ...

Published: 26 Aug 2017

SIR Model of Spread of Zika Virus Infections: ZIKV Linked to Microcephaly Simulations

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 47, 709-720. [25] Gao, D., Lou, Y., He, D., Porco, T.C., Kuang, Y., Chowell, G. and Ruan, S. (2016) Prevention and Control of Zika as a Mosquito-Borne and ...

Published: 23 Aug 2017

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine enables disaster recovery with hyperconverged infrastructure rollout

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine has replaced its legacy SAN and servers with a hyperconverged infrastructure system from Scale Computing, enabling it to improve the resilience of its data centre equipment and deploy disaster recovery capabilities.

Source: ComputerworldUK
Published: 18 Jul 2017

Study links malaria rapid diagnostic tests to more antibiotic prescriptions

Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) found that, overall, RDTs are effective at limiting – though not eliminating – what had been a common practice: routinely prescribing powerful malaria medications known as ...

Published: 26 Aug 2017

The Latest: Texas cities start assessing hurricane damage

The storm quickly grew Thursday from a tropical depression into a Category 1 hurricane, and then developed into a Category 2 storm early Friday. By Friday afternoon, it had become a Category 3 storm before strengthening to a Category 4. Harvey is the first ...

Published: 26 Aug 2017

Museum of Tropical Medicine

If you want to come within inches of preserved Ebola-spreading bats or see how the larvae of the parasite Anisakis grows inside the many cavities of the human body, the Museum of Tropical Medicine in Nagasaki, Japan is the place to do it. Jars full of ...

Published: 11 Aug 2017

Tropical Medicine Mystery: Something is Killing Young Men in Central America

Peter Hotez, Co-Editor in Chief of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Director, Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, and Fellow in Disease and Poverty ...

Published: 23 Jan 2014

A New Tropical Medicine Clinic for 'Third World America'

As part of this new effort to combat NTDs in the U.S., we also are working with Texas Medical Center to open a unique Tropical Medicine Clinic in Houston designed specifically to treat patients suffering with NTDs. Our hope is that the clinic will become a ...

Source: HuffPost
Published: 27 Oct 2011

Zika, tropical medicine, and infant monsters of the third world

What’s struck me most about U.S. coverage of the Zika virus are the images: black and brown children, inevitably from Brazil, with smaller-than-expected heads. Zika is thought to cause microcephaly, and although there’s still no solid proof of the ...

Source: Grist
Published: 11 Feb 2016

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine cures infrastructure complexity with Scale Computing

Scale Computing announced that UK-based Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine has selected its HC3 system to dramatically simplify its storage infrastructure and guarantee disaster recovery capabilities. Founded in 1898, the Liverpool School of Tropical ...

Published: 10 Jul 2017

Current Tropical Medicine Reports

Expert reviews on recent advances in tropical medicine, written by acknowledged authorities in the field Offers expert reviews of developments and important new papers in tropical medicine References annotated to explain their importance Coverage includes ...

Published: 17 Aug 2017

PATH partners with the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit on first study of the RTS,S malaria vaccine in Asia

Study is the first step toward understanding the vaccine’s potential role in elimination campaigns and combating drug resistance across Southeast Asia’s Greater Mekong Subregion PATH/MVI: Preeti Singh, Washington, DC/USA, mobile: +1 703-862-2515 ...

Published: 09 Aug 2017

80 Percent of Ebola Survivors Suffer Disabilities One Year After Discharge

Courtesy of MG Semple New research conducted by the University of Liverpool and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine highlights the need for long-term rehabilitation of Ebola survivors after almost 80 percent of those interviewed were found to have major ...

Published: 22 Aug 2017

What is tropical medicine?

Humankind evolved in tropical Africa, and it is presumed that many of the diseases and parasites characteristic of the tropical environment were inherited from nonhuman primate ancestors. Over the centuries, tropical diseases have challenged the limited ...

Published: 07 Apr 2016

Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine Recruitment 2017 for 02 Posts of Laboratory Assistants

Eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format and submit an application form along with other relevant documents on the day of the interview. The interview will be conducted on 27 April 2017. The interview will start from 11:00 AM.

Source: Jagran Josh
Published: 13 Apr 2017

Tropical Medicine Fellowship Awarded to Geisel Student Adrianna Stanley

Second-year Geisel School of Medicine student Adrianna Stanley is among 21 Fellows from 16 medical schools who received a Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine. The Fellowship, given by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and ...

Published: 30 Sep 2015

Tropical Medicine Course Comes to Camp Lemonnier

Tropical Medicine Course Comes to Camp Lemonnier CAMP LEMONNIER, DJIBOUTI- Lt. Cmdr. Nehkonti Adams, Doctor, Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, details how traditional medicine interacts with modern medicine in the cultures of developing nations ...

Published: 24 Nov 2016

Wellcome Trust Call for Applications: Master’s Fellowships in Public Health & Tropical Medicine

Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Master’s Fellowships in Public Health & Tropical Medicine Program with an aim to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level.

Published: 17 Jul 2017

Medical researcher wins prestigious tropical medicine award

Anna Babakhanyan is the first University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine Fellow to receive a prestigious national award from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). Babakhanyan received the 2014 award to study how HIV ...

Source: University of Hawai‘i
Published: 08 Nov 2014

About Tropical Medicine 2015 Lisbon

Tropical Medicine 2015 Lisbon is organized between 20 Apr and 21 Apr 2015. Tropical Medicine 2015 Lisbon will be held in Lisbon, Portugal. The Congress venue is The Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 3rd National Congress of Tropical Medicine ...

Published: 20 Apr 2015