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Newsletter - Issue 32
Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine
March 14, 2014

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Acre hosts 50th Tropical Medicine Congress

Acre's choice can be considered historical and strategic and among the themes in the agenda are: indigenous and riverine populations, Amazon biome therapeutic potential, military medicine, medical education in tropical areas, among other interfaces

"The Challenge of the Tropics for the World's Health". This is the motto for the 50th Congress of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine, edition that marks half a century working for knowledge and science promotion. The event, that this year will take place in Acre, will have two main axes: The Tropical Medicine's interfaces with other areas...

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Conducting the event in Brazil's extreme West shows the BSTM's concern to allow people from the northern region to have better access to information and the opportunity to take place in debates and listen to great researchers

Congress in Acre seeks social inclusion

"The borders are the least protected region, both socially and economically. The Congress of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine (BSTM) in Acre gives us the opportunity to enjoy the place and discuss vector borne diseases control and prevention policies with border countries", stresses Dr. Mitermayer Galvão dos Reis, BSTM's president...

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Rio Branco will host the Parasite and Vectors Interactive Show, presenting those with prevalence in the state and discussing their social determinations, and reflect about the local lifestyles. Malaria, Chagas Disease, yellow fever, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis and dengue fever will be highlighted

50th Congress
of the BSTM: Acre innovates and presents Educational Show

Educational approaches that value the construction of scientific knowledge contextualized to the students' reality, favoring direct observation and presenting challenges that stimulate prevention actions against diseases...

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Tropical issues gain new space for scientific knowledge enhancement

The institute is result of UFRN researchers union, who for 10 years investigate tropical climate issues intending to solve infectious diseases sever problems

Articulate lecture, research and extension. This is the main objective of the Tropical Medicine Institute from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (IMT/UFRN). Recently opened in the states capital, the idea to create the institute came from the fact that diseases as leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis, Hansen's disease, among others typically tropical mean important problems for the state and other places in the world.

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Could a finding be the solution to fight tropical diseases?

Jeffrey Shaw is a Senior Professor in Sao Paulo University's Parasitology Department. He has worked for many years with many different aspects of vector born diseases, especially leishmaniasis

Researchers from the California University discovered that female mosquitoes use sensors close their mouths to detect human odors, such as carbon dioxide. For Dr. Jeffrey Shaw, senior professor at the Parasitology Department of the Sao Paulo University...

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Below is a selection of for this month of march of publications related to Tropical Medicine from important international journals.

Flavivirus NS1 structures reveal surfaces for associations with membranes and the immune system.

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How a single patient influenced HIV research--15-year follow-up.

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Distribution of ESCRT machinery at HIV assembly sites reveals virus scaffolding of ESCRT subunits.

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Oxantel pamoate-albendazole for Trichuris trichiura infection.

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August 03-08 2014

XIV International Course of Molecular Epidemiology in Emerging Infectious and Parasitic Diseases

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August 26-30 2014

50th Congress of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine
Rio Branco/AC

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October 16-18 2014

Infocus - Fungal Infections in the Clinical Practice

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June 7-10 2015

51st Congress of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine - Events Center

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