Mahidol University

Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Faculty of Tropical Medicine
420/6 Ratchawithi Road, Ratchadewee,
Bangkok, 10400
Thailand

Tel: +66 (0)2245 8270 or (0)2246 90 00 ext. 1532, 1533
Fax: +66 (0)20 2248 3189 or +66 (0)20 2246 8340
CABLE "TROPMED" BANGKOK
TELEX 84770 UNIMAHI TH
Email: tmedu@diamond.mahidol.ac.th
Internet: http://www.tm.mahidol.ac.th


Courses on this page:   

Master of Science in Tropical Medicine
Graduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (D.T.M.& H)
Master of Clinical Tropical Medicine
PhD in Clinical Tropical Medicine
PhD in Tropical Medicine
International Training Course on Management of Malaria
Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting 2006
Tropical Paediatrics: Clinical Approach


Course Title Master of Science in Tropical Medicine
Institution Bangkok: The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Country Thailand
Type Research Degree: M.Sc. / M.Phil. / Ph.D.
Topics Healthcare areas: Tropical Diseases
Health Research and Methods: Epidemiology
Health Research and Methods: Study Design and Data Analysis
Clinical Research and Methods: Immunology
Clinical Research and Methods: Molecular Biology
Language English
Degree, Credits Master of Science in Tropical Medicine, 36 credits
Location The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Objectives/
Content
Tropical medicine, cell biology, biostatistics, research methodology and design
Next Beginning The first Monday of June each year
Duration 2 years, not more than 5 years
No. of
Participants
25-30
Requirements The candidate must hold an M.D., D.D.S., D.V.M., Pharmacy or other Bachelor of Science degree, 500 score on the TOEFL English test or equivalent, pass the entrance examination, not be older than 40
Structure Required and elective courses, thesis
Teaching staff Qualified and experienced staff
Methods Teaching methods mostly used are lectures supplement by audio-visual presentations, by case presentations in the form of case histories and slides including demonstration of actual cases in exceptional circumstances, and practical classes which laboratory aspects of the disease described.
Course fee US$ 4,000 per year
Scholarship SEAMEO TROPMED Fellowships are provided to students from Southeast Asian Countries. The course is also open to students with scholarships from WHO, World Bank, USAID and other Financial sources.
Accommodation The estimated cost of living in Bangkok including food and accommodation would be $400 per month. The school has its own canteen which hot and cold food and drinks are available throughout the day.
For further
information
Email: tmedu@gold.diamond.mahidol.ac.th
Internet: http://www.tm.mahidol.ac.th/en/academic/academic_index.htm
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Course Title Graduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (D.T.M.& H)
Institution Bangkok: The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Country Thailand
Type Diploma
Topics Healthcare areas: Travel Medicine
Healthcare areas: Tropical Diseases
Healthcare areas: HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections
Clinical Research and Methods: Parasitology and Entomology
Health Research and Methods: Study Design and Data Analysis
Health Research and Methods: Vector Control
Health Determinants: Water and Sanitation
Language English
Degree, Credits Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (D.T.M. & H.). The course consists of 28 credits: 22 credits for core subjects and 6 credits for elective subjects.
Location The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Objectives/
Content
Subjects covered include ecology of the tropics : economic and social status in relation to hygiene; population dynamics; medical statistics; health education for the public; principles of epidemiology, epidemiology and bontrol of diseases such as malaria, filariasis, helminthic infections, rickettsial infections, water-borne and arthropod-borne disease, smallpox and other international, quarantinable diseases, etc.; various public health problems such as diet,water supplies, excreta disposal, air pollution, light, ventilation and housing; snakes and antivenoms; poisoning and insecticides; problems of socio-economic development.
Next Beginning The start of April to the end of September each year
Duration 6 months, from April to September each year.
No. of
Participants
50-60
Requirements The candidate must hold a degree of Doctor or bachelor of Medicine from institutions recognised by Mahidol University.
Teaching staff Qualified
Methods Lecture, Laboratory demonstration, cast presentation and field work
Cooperation Collaborate with national and international institutions.
Course fee US$ 2.500.-
Scholarship SEAMEO TROPMED Fellowships are provided to students from Southeast Asian Countries. The course is also open to students with scholarships from WHO, World Bank, USAID and other Financial sources
Accommodation Accommodation is available near the School. The rental rate is about US$250-$350 per month. The School helps students to find housing within easy reach. Estimated living costs in Thailand including food and accommodation would be about US$450-550 per month.
For further
information
Email: tmedu@gold.diamond.mahidol.ac.th
Internet: http://www.tm.mahidol.ac.th/en/academic/academic_index.htm
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Course Title Master of Clinical Tropical Medicine
Institution Bangkok: The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Country Thailand
Type Master
Topics Healthcare areas: Tropical Diseases
Health Research and Methods: Epidemiology
Health Research and Methods: Study Design and Data Analysis
Language English
Degree, Credits M.C.T.M., M.C.T.M. (Trop.Ped.). The M.C.T.M. & M.C.T.M.(Trop.Ped.) Programme consists of 54 credits: not less than 28 credits for first semester and 26 credits for second semester; 6 credits for thesis
Location The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Objectives/
Content

The M.C.T.M. was established to train medical graduates to be:  

  • Well-versed and well-informed in tropical and endemic diseases with special reference to Southeast Asia in relation to their causes, epidemiology, pathogenic mechanisms, and prevention and control of diseases.
  • able to efficiently examine, diagnose and treat the patients suffering from tropical and endemic diseases. In the major field of Clinical Tropical Medicine students will study abnormality In adult while in the major field of Tropical Pediatrics the students will study only the abnormality in children.
  • able to give consultation in, disseminate and impart the knowledge of Tropical Medicine.
  • able to conduct clinical research with special emphasis on problem solving that will lead to an autonomous initiation of new knowledge in future and also to innovate and continue academic advancement.
Next Beginning The first Monday of April each year
Duration 1 year, from the first Monday of April until the last date of March of the following year.
No. of
Participants
10-15
Requirements Applicants must hold M.D., D.D.S, D.V.M., Pharmacy, B.Sc. degree and pass in the Mahidol University English Language Proficiency Test.
Teaching staff Qualified and experienced staff
Methods Lecture, case demonstration, ward round, discussion
Cooperation National and international collaboration
Course fee US$ 5,000
Scholarship SEAMEO TROPMED Fellowships are provided to students from Southeast Asian Countries. The course is also open to students with scholarships from WHO, World Bank, USAID and other Financial sources.
For further
information
Email: tmedu@gold.diamond.mahidol.ac.th
Internet: http://www.tm.mahidol.ac.th/en/academic/academic_index.htm
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Course Title PhD in Clinical Tropical Medicine
Institution Bangkok: The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Country Thailand
Type Research Degree: M.Sc. / M.Phil. / Ph.D.
Topics Healthcare areas: Tropical Diseases
Health Research and Methods: Epidemiology
Health Research and Methods: Study Design and Data Analysis
Clinical Research and Methods: Immunology
Clinical Research and Methods: Molecular Biology
Language English
Location The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Objectives/
Content

The Ph.D.(Clin.Trop.Med.) program has been established to give medical graduates new knowledge, learn new techniques and apply them to areas of research which are applicable to the practice of clinical tropical medicine.

Plan 1: Thesis (48 credits) Candidates conduct an extensive research project. They may or may not attend course work depending on the thesis committee's recommendation Plan 2: Coursework and thesis (Core subjects: 12 credits; Free electives: 12 Credits; Thesis: 36 credits)

Next Beginning The first Monday of April each year
Duration Not more than 5 years.
Course fee US$ 4000 per year
For further
information
Email: tmedu@gold.diamond.mahidol.ac.th
Internet: http://www.tm.mahidol.ac.th/en/academic/academic_index.htm
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Course Title PhD in Tropical Medicine
Institution Bangkok: The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Country Thailand
Type Research Degree: M.Sc. / M.Phil. / Ph.D.
Topics Healthcare areas: Tropical Diseases
Health Research and Methods: Epidemiology
Clinical Research and Methods: Immunology
Language English
Location The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Objectives/
Content
  • To provide appropriate knowledge and skills for competency in research and the ability to deliver technical services related to tropical medicine.
  • To meet the urgent need for researchers who have in-depth knowledge and specialties in the field of tropical medicine and are capable of planning and undertaking research projects effectively.

There are 14 major areas of study:
1. Clinical Tropical Medicine
2. Clinical Pharmacology
3. Epidemiology
4. Microbiology
5. Immunology
6. Nutritional Epidemiology
7. Biochemical Nutrition
8. Nutritional Toxicology
9. Tropical Pathology
10. Radiological Science
11. Social Medicine
12. Environmental Health
13. Parasitology and Medical Entomology
14. Environmental Toxicology

Duration Not more than 5 years.
Assessment Course assessment is comprised of written examination (essay type and short answer) and practical examination.
Methods The teaching methods mostly used are lectures supplemented by audio-visual presentations, by case presentations in the form of case histories and slides including demonstration of actual cases in exceptional circumstances, and by practical classes which emphasize laboratory aspects of the disease described.
Course fee US$ 5,000 per year
Accommodation Accommodation is available near the School. The rental rate is about US$250-$350 per month. The School helps students to find housing within easy reach. The estimated cost of living in Bangkok including food and accommodation is US$450-550 per month.
For further
information
Email: tmedu@gold.diamond.mahidol.ac.th
Internet: http://www.tm.mahidol.ac.th/en/academic/academic_index.htm
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Course Title International Training Course on Management of Malaria
Institution Bangkok: The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Country Thailand
Type Certificate / Short Course (up to 3 months)
Topics Healthcare areas: Parasitic Diseases
Healthcare areas: Tropical Diseases
Language English
Location The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Objectives/
Content
  • To teach the participants in the management of severe and uncomplicated malaria both in well-equipped hospital and places with limited facilities
  • To be updated with anti-malarial drugs in the treatment of severe malaria
  • To review and train participants in the laboratory diagnosis of malaria
  • To understand the recent pathogenesis of malaria
Next Beginning 25th - 29th September 2006
Duration 5 days
No of Participants 25
Course fee US$ 800
Accommodation Since this is a participatory, interactive education activity, participants are expected to work closely together during the day as well as in the evening, and hence all of them are expected to stay in the International Guest House, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University for which block bookings have already been secured. A single occupancy air-conditioned room costs, at present, 800 baht per day. Individual participants will be responsible for settling all accounts with the hotel before departure, and is to be paid out of their stipend. Accommodation charges do not include food. Restaurants usually provide varieties of food. Other restaurants are available, giving a wider choice of food. Every effort will be made to assist the participants to find the food of their preference.
For further
information
Internet: http://www.tm.mahidol.ac.th/en/news/malaria/train_malaria.htm
Last update 06/09/2006 mas
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Course Title Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting 2006
Institution Bangkok: The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Country Thailand
Type Conference
Topics Healthcare areas: Tropical Diseases
Healthcare areas: Infectious Diseases
Language English
Location The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Objectives/
Content

The JITMM will foster a dialogue on scientific advancement in tropical medicine. The plenary sessions, symposia, free papers, and poster sessions will cover malaria, parasitic diseases, and other health problems and will serve as a venue for exchanges of ideas, which hopefully will lead to collaborative research and joint efforts to increase awareness and to face the challenges of emerging and re-emerging tropical diseases in this era.

Next Beginning 29th November - 1st December 2006
Duration 4 days
Course fee US$ 300
For further
information
Internet: http://www.tm.mahidol.ac.th/jitmm/index.htm
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Course Title Tropical Paediatrics: Clinical Approach
Institution Bangkok: The Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine
Country Thailand
Type Certificate / Short Course (up to 3 months)
Topics Healthcare areas: Paediatrics
Healthcare areas: Tropical Diseases
Healthcare areas: Infectious Diseases
Language English
Location Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University
Objectives/
Content

Tropical diseases are important health problems in children, not only in endemic countries but also in developed countries, due to migration and travel. In recent years, the 3 tropical diseases with highest incidence in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific were diarrhea, lower respiratory tract infection, and malaria. Due to globalization, it is important that physicians working with pediatric patients in endemic tropical areas, or with travelers or immigrants, be familiar with the diagnosis and management of common tropical diseases.

Objectives:

  • To provide diagnostic knowledge and experience in the management of common diseases in children, with particular reference to endemic diseases in Southeast Asian countries.
  • To update knowledge of new regimens for certain diseases.
Next Beginning 17-21 September 2007
Duration 5 days
Participants'
Profile
Medical doctors who intend to practice, or who are interested in, tropical diseases.
Methods This course consists of lectures and discussion. Case studies and ward rounds in a hospital in an endemic area for tropical diseases will be arranged, so that participants will gain real experience with tropical diseases. The course will be conducted entirely in English.
Course fee The course fee is US$ 800 per person (including lunches, coffee breaks, and travel to a rural hospital).
For further
information
International Relations Unit
Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University
420/6 Ratchawithi Road, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 2354-9100-19 ext. 1327
Fax: +66 (0) 2 354-9141
Email: tmirunit@diamond.mahidol.ac.th
Internet: http://www.tm.mahidol.ac.th/tp2007/tp_index.htm
Last update 31/01/2007 mas
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