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February 2, 2018

Reflections on Arctic Global Health in BMJ

In January 2018 one of FESTMIH’s members, the Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research organised the symposium ‘Exploring Global Health in the Arctic’ in collaboration with the Centre for Arctic […]
October 25, 2017

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene to host ECTMIH 2019 in Liverpool

As the 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) in Antwerp closes, the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) announces it […]
October 11, 2017

Namibia welcomes its first batch of locally trained doctors

Patients in Namibia can now be treated by locally trained doctors who the government hopes will help transform the country’s health sector, according to BBC. Before the country’s first medical […]
October 11, 2017

A new logo!

FESTMIH has a new logo Karel Gyselinck, president of FESTMIH officially launches the new FESTMI website and the new logo during the opening of ECTMIH in […]
August 21, 2017

ITM welcomes reimbursement preventive HIV medication

Minister of Health, Maggie De Block, decided to reimburse TRUVADA® as preventive medication for people who run a high risk of getting HIV-infected. The Institute of […]
August 21, 2017

Fighting multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Georgia

Georgia is currently facing a problem of a high incidence of tuberculosis (TB) and relatively low treatment success rates. Many patients are not followed up properly […]
July 4, 2017

Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea on the rise?

The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that a growing number of infections are becoming harder to treat as the antibiotics used to treat them become less […]