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Allied Academies, UK in conjunction with its institutional partners and Editorial Board Members, is delighted to invite you all to the "4th International Conferences on Tropical Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Public Health" at Edinburgh, Scotland on September 7-9 2017.
Tropical Medicine 2017 is a premier inter-multi-trans-disciplinary forum taking into account with different ideas and opinions about Tropical Medicine, Infectious diseases and Public Health.
This international and interdisciplinary conference will act as a centre for Tropical Disease Specialist, healthcare professionals, statisticians, clinicians, business professionals, foundation leaders, direct service providers, policymakers, researchers, academicians, advocates and others to discuss and exchange on recent Tropical Diseases related concepts, encouraging various methods in studying large disease burden and highlighting existing opportunities in the field of tropical medicine, public health and infectious diseases.
Tropical Medicine 2017 brings together professionals from every generation who share a commitment to reduce the global burden of diseases with the theme “Tracking global health issues from research to real-world solutions” expecting more than 350 healthcare professionals, working in and beyond Tropical Medicine and hygiene to share experiences and best practices through invited keynote, plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, invited sessions and posters covering a range of topics and important issues which affect us all from the research to the practical implementations.
What are Tropical Medicine and why are they important
Tropics are the region that truly at the centre of earth. It’s a warm region, having temperature ranges between 25 to 28 degree centregrade. Throughout recent history, tropical regions of the planet were severely suffering from infectious diseases as compared to the temperate world. Principal reasons why infectious diseases will thrive in such regions are often found in each environmental and biological factor that support high levels of biodiversity of pathogens, vectors and hosts, however conjointly in social factors that undermine efforts to manage these diseases. Such infectious diseases are identified merely as tropical diseases. Medicine has emerged as a vital discipline for this study. The foremost vital part of the analysis is deciding the connection between humans, microorganisms, and a vector which act like a carrier. Public Health is an approach that deals with entire community health.
Tropical Medicine 2017 welcomes attendees, presenters, and exhibitors from all over the world to Edinburgh, Scotland. We are delighted to invite you all to attend and register for the 4th International Conference on “Tropical Medicine, Infectious Diseases & Public Health” which is going to be held during September 7-9, 2017 at Edinburgh, Scotland.
Study Goals and Objectives:
The organizing committee is going to organize an exciting and informative conference program including plenary lectures, symposia, workshops on a variety of topics, poster presentations and various programs for participants from all over the world. We invite you to join us at Edinburgh, Scotland on September 7-9, 2017, where you will be sure to have a meaningful experience with scholars from around the world. All the members of Tropical Medicine organizing committee look forward to meet you at Edinburgh, Scotland.
Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. Its population is around 435,791 .It has many big industries. The major industries are public administration, law, medicine, financial services, education, and tourism. It is also a prominent centre of financial and legal services. It is ranking 2nd position in banking services in country. The City of Edinburgh maintains a system of state schools that provide free primary and secondary education. The University of Edinburgh is the largest University of Scotland. It offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional programs. Napier University is another big university. The city has a large number of recreational facilities. It has good transportation system too.
Major Tropical Medicine Associations:
• Swiss Society of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
• American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
• International Epidemiology Association
• The Centre for Health and Social Change
• Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
• The Netherlands Society for Tropical Medicine
• European Public Health Association
• The European Association of Dental Public Health
• Federation of European Societies for Tropical Medicine and International Health
Tropical Medicine Universities in Europe:
• Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
• University of Cambridge
• University of Bristol
• Imperial College, London
• University of St Andrew
• Medical University of Vienna
• London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
• Medical University of Plodiv
• The Institute of Tropical Medicine
• Bulgarian University of Medical School
• Institute of tropical medicine Antwerp
• University of Copenhagen
• Bernhard notch institute for tropical medicine
• Harvard School of Public Health
• Californian Department of Public Health
• Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
• Bloomberg School of Public Health
Tropical Medicine Institute around world:
• School of Tropical Medicine Kolkata
• Bangkok School of Tropical medicine
• Tropical College of Medicine Ethiopia
• Lake Institute of Tropical Medicine Kisumu
• National School of Tropical Medicine
• Institute of Tropical Medicine Nagasaki University
• Tropical Medicine Brisbane
• Tropical medicine university of Hawaii
• Tropical Medicine West Virginia University
• Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine
• Tropical Medicine Specialist
• Tropical Nurses
• Infectious Disease doctor
• Infectious Disease pharmacist
• Public Health Advisor
• Public health doctor
• Public Health Nurse
• Nutritionists and Dietitians
• Pharmaceutical companies
• Public health departments
• Public health educator
• Public Health Inspector
• Public Health Lawyer
• Public Health Nutritionist
• Public Health Volunteer
The prevention, control, and proper elimination of many tropical diseases depend solely on the availability of improved water,sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in tropical areas. Treatment alone will not break the cycle of transmission; improvements of WASH infrastructure and appropriate health-seeking behaviour are essential to achieving sustained control, elimination, or eradication of many NTDs. The global planing for controlling and eliminating several tropical diseases are,like- trachoma, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis, and Guinea worm, specifically reference the need for improved water and sanitation.
Parasites and other symbiotic species play an extremely important role in ecology of a community. In tropical and sub-tropical environments the consequences of parasitic infection are devastating in terms of both human morbidity and mortality as well as on agriculture and animal grazing. The consequences of these diseases are devastating and inhibit progress in many underdeveloped countries. Many factors contribute to poverty in these 'third world' countries, not the least of which is the presence of a host of killing, crippling and debilitating diseases. Different research organisations are doing research on medical parasitology for innovating new strategies in this field.
Chest medicines are also known as pulmology and respiratory medicine. A chest medicine is a branch of internal medicine, and it is related to intensive care medicine. Pulmonology often involves managing patients who need life support and mechanical ventilation. Chest medicine specialists are specially trained in diseases and conditions of the chest, particularly pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, and difficult chest infections. Different research organisations are doing research on clinical chest medicine for innovating new strategies in this field.
Renal medicine, or nephrology, involves the care of patients with all forms of kidney disease. A major part of the work of renal specialists is the management of patients with acute kidney injury or advanced chronic kidney disease. This may involve renal replacement therapy, by dialysis or kidney transplant. Renal medicine clinical science is improving day by day to minimize renal diseases in tropical areas.
Diarrhoeal diseases is a tropical disease which accounts for considerable mortality and morbidity .In tropical areas it is more frequent due to not maintain proper hygiene, improper sanitation, lack of clean water. Diarrhea is an irregular bowel movements or a decrease in the form of stool. Although bowel movements frequency change and looseness of stools can vary independently of each other, changes often occur in both. Improvements in access to safe water and adequate sanitation, along with the promotion of good hygiene practices (particularly hand washing with soap), can help prevent childhood diarrhoea. In fact, an estimated 88 per cent of diarrhoeal deaths worldwide are attributable to unsafe water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene.
6. Tropical Medicine and Cardiovascular
Cardiovascular disease is a
kind of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. Cardiovascular
disease includes coronary artery diseases such as angina and myocardial
infarction. Cardiovascular medicines are only prescription drugs and medicines
for diseases relating to the structure and function of the heart and blood
vessel. Different diseases of heart are heart failure, coronary artery disease,
high cholesterol, blood clots, circulation disorders etc. cardiovascular medicine advances are
very important field of research for tropical region.
7. Infectious diseases and climate
Now a day there is an apparent
increase in many infectious diseases, which includes AIDS, hepatitis C, SARS,
etc. This reflects the combined impacts of rapid demographic, environmental,
social, technological and other changes in our lifestyle. Vectors, pathogens
and hosts each can survive and reproduce within a specific range of optimal
climatic conditions. Human exposure to different waterborne infections occurs by
contact with contaminated drinking water, recreational water, or food. This may
result from human actions, such as improper disposal of sewage wastes, or be
due to climate change. Rainfall can influence the transport and transmission of infectious agents, while
temperature affects growth and survival of them.
Infectious disease may be an unavoidable fact of life, but there are many strategies available to help us protect ourselves from infection and to treat a disease once it has developed. Bacterial diseases can treat by several antibiotics like-macrolide antibiotics, bita-lactam antibiotics, aminoglycoside antibiotics etc. Topical anti-fungal medications can be used to treat skin or nail infections caused by fungi. Some fungal infections, such as those affecting the lungs or the mucous membranes, can be treated with an oral antifungal. Some diseases, including malaria, are caused by tiny parasites. While there are drugs to treat these diseases, some varieties of parasites have developed resistance to the drugs.
Translational medicine is an area of research that aims to improve human health and longevity by determining the relevance to human disease of novel discoveries in the biological sciences. Translational medicine facilitates the characterization of disease processes and the generation of novel hypotheses based on direct human observation.
10. Infectious Diseases and Pathogenesis:
The pathogenesis of infectious diseases reflects
the relationship among the human host, the infectious agent, and the external
environment portrays a host-agent-environment paradigm for the study of
infectious diseases. The infectious agent can be either exogenous ( not
normally found on or in the body) or endogenous (one that may be routinely
cultured from a specific anatomic site but that does not normally cause disease
in the host). Infection results when an exogenous agent is introduced into a
host from the environment or when an endogenous agent overcomes innate host
immunity to cause disease.
Antibiotics are medicines used to treat infections or diseases caused by bacteria .Antibiotics are used for a range of infections caused by bacteria, including urinary tract infections, skin infections and infected wounds. Antibiotics which affect a wide range of bacteria are called broad spectrum antibiotics (e.g. amoxicillin and gentamicin) and antibiotics that affect only a few types of bacteria are called narrow spectrum antibiotics (e.g. penicillin). Antibiotics mode of action is by blocking vital processes in bacteria, killing the bacteria, or stopping them from multiplying. This helps the body's natural immune system to fight the bacterial infection.
Nutrition plays an important role in preventing illness and reducing morbidity and mortality in people living with HIV, tuberculosis, malaria, and other infectious diseases. A healthy diet can help people with these diseases better manage symptoms, maximize the benefits of medications, and enhance their quality of life. In tropical areas numbers of nutrition education program should be organized to make people free from harmful infectious diseases.
Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events in particular populations, and the application of this study to the control of health problems. Distinctive strategies can be utilized to complete epidemiological examinations like, observation and engaging reviews can be utilized to study dispersion; analytical studies are used to study determinants.
14. Public Health and diseases Prevention:
Public health is the science of
protecting and improving the health of not only individuals but also
communities through promotion of healthy lifestyles, research for disease and
injury prevention, diagnosis and control of infectious diseases. Public health professionals are
dedicated to prevent problems from happening or recurring through implementing
educational programs, recommending policies, administering services and
conducting research – in contrast to clinical professionals like doctors and
nurses, who focus primarily on treating individuals after they become sick or
injured. A broad part of public health is promoting healthcare equity, quality
and accessibility and are dedicate to innovation in diseases prevention remedies.
Public Health Nursing activities are also called community nursing. It works within the community to improve the overall health of the area. It put together plans that alleviate or eliminate health or safety issues in a community, different issues like immunizations, STDs, and obesity. Community public health nursing also help communities prepare for natural disasters and assist in disaster relief efforts.
Public Health Medicine is dedicated for improving and protecting the health of the population, rather than treating individual patients. Public health medicine physicians have specialist knowledge regarding health protection, health service development and health improvement. They also work in the development of health policy, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of services and programmes, the control of communicable and non-communicable diseases, reproductive health and diseases, environmental health and sustainable development, occupational health and health economics.
17. Public Health and Zoonosis:
Several zoonotic diseases are
major public health problems not only in India but also in different parts of
the world. Some of them have been plaguing mankind from time immemorial and
some have emerged as major problems in recent times. Diseases like plague, Japanese encephalitis, leishmaniasis, rabies,
leptospirosis and dengue fever etc. have been major public health concerns in
India and are considered important because of large human morbidity and
mortality from these diseases.
18. Public health and Bioterrorism:
A bioterrorism attack in a public place
is a public health emergency. Early detection and rapid investigation is the key to contain such
attacks. The role of public health epidemiologist is critical not only in
determining the scope and magnitude of the attack but also in effective
implementation of interventions. Bioterrorist attacks could
be covert or announced and caused by virtually any pathogenic microorganism. An effective public health care system with
strong disease surveillance, rapid epidemiological and laboratory
investigation, efficient medical management, information, education and
communication (IEC) will be required to counter any act of covert or overt