Education and Research
Apart from service part in "Thai Travel Clinic", our staffs also play majors role in research and education as well. We established our academic part, the "Travel Medicine Research Unit" since 2006. It is the part of Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine in faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University. We responsible in all areas of travel medicine including service part, education and also research activity. We aim to be the leader in Travel Medicine in Thailand.
Our staffs teach various topics in the field of Travel medicine in our formal course in Mahidol University namely; D.T.M&H, M.C.T.M, M.Sc. and Ph.D.(Trop Med). From 2014, our hospital will be the first institute in Thailand that could offer the Residency Training in Travel Medicine for Thai doctors. Apart from the formal courses, our staffs have been invited to be speakers in academic meeting in national, regional and international level.
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As a part of Mahidol University, a leading research university in Thailand, one of our key mission is "Research excellence in Travel Medicine field in Thailand" Thanks to strong support from the Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, the Hospital for tropical diseases and the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, since 2006, we were able to publish more than 10 articles in travel-medicine related field.
Our latest research published in PLOS NTD "Risk of Potentially Rabid Animal Exposure among Foreign Travelers in SE Asia"
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Our Publications and presentation
Our unit, Travel Medicine Research Unit, on behalf of Faculty of Tropical Medicine has joined the GeoSentinel Surveillance Networks since 2006. It is the largest international network of travel/tropical medicine clinic all around the worlds.
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