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  • public
  • The institute has a strong reputation in biomedical, clinical and public health research, advanced education, travel medicine and care for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections, as well as capacity-building in developing countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • tropics
  • Today, cancrum oris (or noma, from the Greek word meaning "to devour") is a problem in tropical Africa and many other parts of the tropics, not because of any increase in its frequency, but rather because many children who would previously have died of their infection now survive with antibiotic treatment. (isradiology.org)
  • Patients with tropical ulcers are found in almost all tropical and subtropical regions of the world and those so afflicted may travel beyond the tropics ( Fig. 36.1 ). (isradiology.org)
  • 2018
  • 170 experts gathered at the Military Hospital in Neder-over-Heembeek on 25 January 2018 for the biennial seminar on travel medicine. (itg.be)
  • occurs
  • However, the resulting grotesque facial defects, with complete exposure of the underlying mandible and/or maxilla, are impossible to correct without extensive plastic surgery, a luxury unavailable in many tropical countries where noma occurs. (isradiology.org)
  • global
  • tomorrow's global epidemic may be just a local swamp land plague today, so the field is very important to human medicine as a whole. (everything2.com)
  • Exact
  • Although the exact cause of tropical ulcers may be disputed, they are associated with two organisms, Fusiformis fusiformis and Borrelia vincentii . (isradiology.org)
  • particularly
  • To all the possible causes must be added the tropical splenomegaly syndrome (TSS), in which the spleen is enlarged, perhaps considerably and particularly in children, and for which there is no proven etiology. (isradiology.org)