News Articles on 'Tropical Medicine'
It’s time to stop murder by counterfeit medicine
As several colleagues and I wrote recently in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, it’s time for a multilateral international treaty targeting counterfeit drug crime and promoting detection, apprehension, extradition, and punishment of ...
Published: 07 May 2019
Hot topics in tropical medicine: Approval of Ivermectin by Health Canada
As we move further into 2019, reflection on the successes and challenges of 2018 enables us to better understand the landscape of tropical medicine, prioritize initiatives that capitalize on last year’s successes, and identify areas for renewed focus.
Source: BMC Blogs Network
Published: 12 Apr 2019
Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Public Health (DTMPH)
The Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Public Health (DTMPH) programme provides students with basic knowledge and skills in research methods, tropical medicine and international public health, and with advanced knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and ...
Published: 08 Apr 2019
WPP Partners with London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
As an avid scuba diver, I know that the most productive and vibrant habitats are often to be found at the interface between dissimilar ecosystems, where different species and conditions mix to form an environment that supports growth and development.
Published: 08 Apr 2019
Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine (NTC) - Spring
The Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine or Nederlandse Tropen Cursus (NTC) provides essential preparation for medical doctors, nurses, midwives and other health professionals who intend to work in low- and middle-income countries or ...
Published: 02 Apr 2019
Fire in CCU at School of Tropical Medicine
KOLKATA: A fire broke out in the CCU at the School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata, on Monday morning. Six out of seven patients had to be shifted to the general ward. The seventh patient, who was critical, was transferred to the CCU of Medical College and ...
Published: 13 Nov 2018
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 67th Annual Meeting
Fighting the latest ebola scare, tackling disease outbreaks, pandemic flu concerns, probing tick spit for cures, diseases in the aftermath of hurricanes, emerging infectious diseases and more at world's leading meeting of global health and tropical disease ...
Published: 25 Oct 2018
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
IN the report on the work of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for the year 1936–37, the Board of Management notes that Mr. Neville Chamberlain has accepted the chairmanship of the Court of Governors vacant through the death of Sir ...
Published: 05 Feb 2019
Hookworms, poverty, poor sanitation linked in rural Alabama
experts at the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine show the relationship to poor sanitation linked to extreme poverty and endemic prevalence of hookworm infections in Lowndes County, Ala. Historically, hookworm infection has ...
Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 06 Sep 2017
Military Tropical Medicine Course Provides Valuable Training
The Military Tropical Medicine (MTM) Course, led by the Navy Medicine Professional Development Center (NMPDC) and taught by NMPDC Course Directors in conjunction with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences trained 86 coalition and U.S ...
Source: DC Military
Published: 24 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