During the workshop we will translate and disseminate the knowledge and practice in molecular epidemiology of tropical infectious diseases gathered at IMTAvH, in collaboration with ITM, to Latin American researchers.
ITM has the honour and pleasure of inviting you to a debate with Dr. Bogaletch Gebre, winner of the 2012-2013 King Baudouin African Development Prize, on Thursday May 23, 2013.
ITM researchers have successfully developed and tested a combination of simple clinical, radiological and laboratory tools to diagnose smear-negative tuberculosis (SN-TB).
Do you have casual sex partners? Are you in a relationship with an HIV positive partner? Do you think you may have contracted HIV? Swab2know is organising weekly HIV test sessions at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM).
A new study at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp analyses the impact of animal brucellosis and bovine tuberculosis (BTB) on animals and people in urban, peri-urban and rural Niger.
Malaria threatens the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Nevertheless, the disease can be prevented and treated well. Over the past years, malaria was pushed back in some countries. However, parasites inevitably develop resistance against new medicines, and vector mosquitoes against insecticides.
The 55th ITM Colloquium is the third and final in a series of colloquia on research on control of neglected infectious diseases, including zoonoses (diseases transferred from animals to humans). The Colloquium is ITM’s annual flagship scientific conference.
Cattle in Burkina Faso affected by animal trypanosomosis contracts the disease not only via the tsetse fly, but also through other bloodsucking insects.
HIV infected children in developing countries respond equally well to antiretroviral treatment (ART) compared to children in industrialised settings, even when treated with basic and low-cost drugs, a new study at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) confirms.
World Tuberculosis Day is held annually on March 24. The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) contributes to the fight against this disease which, together with HIV/AIDS and malaria, was declared the major public health problem in the world by the World Health Organization.