tropical medicine


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Noun1.tropical medicine - the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that are found most often in tropical regionstropical medicine - the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that are found most often in tropical regions
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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Given our significant tropical zones, Australia and Colombia share challenges on many fronts, including tropical medicine, said Mr Conroy.
This essay discusses the educational evolution of the University of Puerto Rico-School of Tropical Medicine (UPR-STM) under the auspices of Columbia University.
The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) awarded Emeritus Professor David Molyneux the Manson Medal.
Hunter's tropical medicine and emerging infectious diseases, 9th ed.
Dr Robert Richard Thomas, who was also awarded the MBE for services to tropical medicine, eventually worked and retired in the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, where he has died aged 85.
of Washington Travel and Tropical Medicine Service) provide 45 chapters that discuss pre-travel concerns like air carrier issues, immunizations, malaria prevention, water disinfection, and prevention and self treatment of traveler's diarrhea; advice for special travelers relating to altitude illness, diving, children, HIV, chronic medical conditions, immigrants, and expatriates; and fever, diarrhea, skin lesions, sexually transmitted diseases, and worms.
Tropmedex, founded by tropical medicine expert Kay Schaefer in 1995, organises two-week round-trip training courses to various teaching hospitals, outpatient clinics and research projects in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
It's a fascinating finding, but it's too early to say whether a public health policy will come out of it,' says Paul Garner of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in England.
Furthermore, the first wave of tropical medicine was driven by the self-interest of colonial powers, according to Mohammed Hassar, director of the Institut Pasteur du Maroc in Casablanca.
Such speculations can be entertaining, and the author, a retired professor of tropical medicine and medical microbiology (and currently an adjunct professor of epidemiology) has excellent credentials for probing medical matters.
So is membership in either the International Society of Travel Medicine or the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
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