MISSION STATEMENT Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University

The tropics, the most ecologically diverse region on the Earth,presents an ongoing complexity of tropical diseases and other health problems. In view of the remarkable advances made in the field of international exchange in recent years, it is imperative that these problems be addressed from a global perspective. Based on this understanding, the Institute of Tropical Medicine,Nagasaki University, aims to overcome tropical diseases, particularly infectious diseases, and the various health problems associated with them, in cooperation with related institutions, to strive for excellence in the following areas:

  1. Spear-head research in tropical medicine and international health
  2. Global contribution through disease control and health promotion in the tropics by applying the fruits of the research
  3. Cultivation of the researchers and specialists in the above fields

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