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Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health

The Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health of CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin contributes nationally and internationally to health promotion as well as prevention and treatment of tropical diseases.

In our Travel Clinic you will be individually consulted before your travel by specialized doctors on all relevant medical questions including current recommendations on malarial prophylaxis. All necessary vaccinations are offered. The Institute is also an official yellow fever vaccination center.

In our Outpatient Clinic we offer specialized services for the diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases. In addition, our diagnostic laboratory offers a variety of investigation with a focus on parasitic infections, including rare parasitic infections.

The main Research areas of the Institute are malaria, helminthiases, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases in developing countries. On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) the Institute of Tropical Medicine conducts partnership projects with clinics in Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Uganda. Globally, the Tropical Institute advises and supports institutions dealing with neglected tropical diseases.

Teaching at the Institute of Tropical Medicine and International includes the internationally recognised post-graduate Master of Science in International Health Program, Diploma- and Certificate degrees. The training and further education program of the Institute addresses clinicians and other health-related professions.