The Trans Global Health programme focuses on health threats to vulnerable populations that often face complex, interwoven problems such as poverty, inequity and co-morbidity. Vulnerable populations are not only found in low-income countries, but also in Europe where groups with limited access to health services are growing.
The following eight courses have been accredited in the General Assembly meeting in Copenhagen, September 2013 and in the tropEd EC phone conference on 11th October 2013:
8th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health will be held in Copenhagen, 10-13 September 2013. Please notice the deadlines:
Abstract submission deadline: 1 May 2013
Deadline for early registration: 1 June 2013
For more details please see here:
I. The Health-related Millennium Development Goals–where are we and why?
Panel discussion: Gorik Ooms (Belgium), Walter Seidl (EU) & others to be confirmed
Enrolment for the ninth edition of the annual Workshop on Chagas Disease is now open. This year's workshop will take place at Casa del Mar, in Barcelona on May 4 2013.
In the past, this parasitic disease mainly affected poor people living in the rural areas, but it has become increasingly common in towns and cities due to rural-urban migration. In Spain alone, an estimated 50,000 to 68,000 people are infected with T. cruzi.
Tuition: 80€ (students 60€) More information and detailed program, please see here
School of Population Health, The University of Queensland welcomed as new tropEd collaborating institution!Submitted by troped on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 09:36
School of Population Health, The University of Queensland is approved as new tropEd collaborating institution in the tropEd General Assembly meeting in Antwerp, January 2012.
The World Health Champion Game tests general knowledge of public and international health. It has been developed in KIT's training courses to raise awareness and exchange knowledge about public health issues in developing countries.
More details please see here
Postgraduate Unit for Tropical Medicine at University of San Simon welcomed as new tropEd collaborating institution!
Postgraduate Unit for Tropical Medicine at University of San Simon is approved as new tropEd collaborating institution in the tropEd General Assembly meeting in Barcelona in October 2011.
Five courses have been accredited in this meeitng. EC members has discussed the Agenda of the next General Assembly meeting in January 2012 in Antwerp as well as the work plan and budget for 2012. For tropEd members, please find the minutes of this meting here
Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine of Umeå University are welcomed as new tropEd collaborating institution!
Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine of Umeå University are approved as new tropEd collaborating institution in the tropEd General Assembly meeting in Barcelona in October 2011.
The 13th 'Humanitärer Kongress-Theorie und Praxis der Humanitären Hilfe' with the theme: 'Ideals, Reality and Compromises:Do We Meet Humanitarian Needs?' will be held on 28th and 29th October 2011 in Berlin, Germany. Bernadette Peterhans will represent tropEd network in this congress. To get more information please see: http://www.humanitaererkongress.de/