Institute of Tropical Medicine
Global Science for Health Worldwide
Tropical diseases, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and inadequate health care affect the lives of billions of people worldwide.
The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp (Belgium) strives for continuous advancement of science and health. We focus on innovative research, advanced education, professional services and capacity strengthening of our partner institutions in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
For us, scientific excellence and societal impact are two sides of the same coin.
We are an outpatient clinic specialised in sexually transmitted infections, multidisciplinary HIV care, travel and tropical medicine, and infectious diseases.
We promote the advancement of science and health for all, through innovative research.
We offer a variety of courses in tropical medicine, international public health and global one health for professionals from around the world.
In our cooperation projects, we focus on individual and institutional capacity strengthening.
Become a healthtropist!
Our mission is to deliver science for worldwide health, an endeavour to which you can contribute as well.
You need to make an appointment at our clinic to receive medical advice, but there are a few other ways you can get in touch.
Make an appointment
Consultations are by appointment only. Book your appointment well in advance, as waiting times can be long in spring and summer.
Find out more about our outreach work
Interview with Peruvian scientist and ITM PhD alumna Francesca Falconi
Management change at ITMBy mutual agreement, ITM’s Board of Governors and Director Marc-Alain Widdowson have decided to end their collaboration.
ITM postdoctoral researcher Saleh Aljadeeah receives King Baudouin Foundation - Maurange Fund springboard grantIf a war breaks out, what happens to the organisational system of drug supply? We sat down with ITM researcher Saleh Aljadeeah about his research project, for which he received King Baudouin Foundation’s Maurange Fund springboard grant.
Belgium takes an active role in the EDCTP3 partnership
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Nerdland Festival 2023
Provinciaal Domein Puyenbroeck, 9185 Wachtebeke
A Date with Science: Drug resistance in Leishmania: does it really matter?
Live at ITM and online