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  • Locations: Bangkok, Thailand
  • Program Terms: Spring Travel, Summer Travel
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  • Restrictions: TJU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:
Mahidol University

The Office of International Cooperation and Networking (OICN), Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, is mandated to promote, facilitate and strengthen international collaborative activity relating to medical science. The Faculty of Tropical Medicine is the only international post graduate institute under Mahidol University focusing on tropical medicine to fulfill three main tasks, i.e. teaching, conduct research for advanced knowledge in medical sciences, and medical services. Collaborative academic activities are encouraged through both local and international partnerships, and the Faculty is currently affiliated with more than 40 national and international leading research institutions. At present, there are 5 international academic institutions hosted by the Faculty of Tropical Medicine and 17 active Memorandum of Understanding from 9 countries.                   

International collaboration is a major contributing academic strength of the Faculty of Tropical Medicine which is recently ranked as a top grade institute in medicine by The Thailand Research Fund. Through the strong international collaboration since its beginning, the Faculty of Tropical Medicine has made honorary appointment to 32 Visiting Professors from Asia, Europe, America and Australia. They are distinct experts in the fields of tropical medicine, parasitology, immunological research for vaccine, nutrition & food science and vector of biology and control. The average yearly number of new international visitors is 100 from approximately 25 leading institutes/countries worldwide.

Short Trainings/Seminars
The Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University by the Office of international Cooperation and Networking regularly offers international training courses and elective program in tropical medicine to medical doctors, scientists and health personnel from various countries all over the world. The courses aim to provide participants with an up-to-date knowledge and intensive lessons in tropical medicine as well as to strengthen the participant's potential capability on tropical medicine particularly for diagnosis, treatment management, prevention and control. These courses also provide an opportunity for experience sharing and academic exchange among participants in the international community.

The Faculty of Tropical Medicine is widely accepted as an academic institute emphasizing on research and training in tropical medicine. The both long-tern and shot-course trainings are not exceptionally offered to participants from the countries located in the tropics, but also possible for the other countries needed in the different areas of the world.

Training Areas
The on-request short-term training course in tropical medicine and several related fields offered under the International Relations Unit includes a collaboration of the Hospital for Tropical DiseaseMinistry of Public Health and Field Training Station. There are wide ranges training-topics can be organized at the Faculty of Tropical Medicine as following:

1. Clinical Tropical Medicine
2. Helminthology
3. Medical Entomology
4. Microbiology and Immunology  
5. Protozoology
6. Social and Environmental Medicine
7. Tropical Hygiene
8. Tropical Nutrition and Food Science
9. Tropical Pathology
10. Tropical Pediatrics
11. Tropical Radioisotopes
12. Laboratory diagnosis and Management'
13. Epidemiology of Tropical Diseases
14. Geographic Information System (GIS)
15. Management of Tropical Diseases including HIV/AIDS
16. Management of Malaria
17. Infectious Diseases Control

Aims and Objectives 
The program aims to: 
1. Provide trainees with knowledge of various topics in tropical medicine and other related fields.
2. Enable trainees to apply acquired knowledge in their workplace. 

Admission Requirements
Applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Schedule and Duration
Course run from 5 days to 1 year in length with scheduling arranged according to individual needs.  

The courses involve lectures, laboratory practice, field trips, and supervised self-learning.

For more information contact:
Office of International Cooperation and Networking
Tropical Medicine Faculty - Mahidol University



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This program is currently not accepting applications.