American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (Deerfield, IL)
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), founded in 1903, is a worldwide organization of scientists, clinicians, and program professionals whose mission is to promote global health through the prevention and control of infectious and other diseases that disproportionately afflict the global poor. Research, health care and education are the central activities of ASTMH members, whose work bridges basic laboratory research to international field work and clinics to countrywide programs.
April 14, 2014
Data shows private facilities far less likely to provide oral rehydration therapy; stark differences point to need for engagement with the private sector Read more »
November 15, 2013
Preliminary success using "probiotics" against hookworms raises hope for treating afflictions that burden 1.5 billion and cause stunting, development delays in children Read more »
At ASTMH Annual Meeting, scientists present new genome sequence data indicating world's most common species of malaria may be evolving to become bigger threat Read more »
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