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 the advancement of science and health for all, through innovative research, advanced education, professional medical services and capacity sharing with partner institutions in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
For us, scientific excellence and societal impact are two sides of the same coin.
Ready for the next outbreak?
Listen to Transmission, the brand new podcast series of the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp. First season "Outbreaks and emerging infectious diseases" is out now!
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.
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EXPO | Children in Care. Six centuries, three locations, one story
Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde, het Maagdenhuis & Universiteit Antwerpen (Antwerpen)
PhD defence Naomi Muinga
VU Amsterdam, Hoofdgebouw Auditorium, De Boelelaan 1105 1081 HV Amsterdam
PhD defence Alfred Kipyegon Keter
Ghent University, Campus Sterre - S2 - Faculteitsraadzaal, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent, Belgium