The Instituto de Medicina Tropical “Alexander von Humboldt” was present at the ASTMH Annual Meeting!

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From November 20 to 24, 2019, the ASTMH (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene) Annual Meeting was held in Maryland, Washington D.C., U.S.A. The meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing physicians in tropical medicine, students and all health care providers working in the fields of tropical medicine, hygiene and global health.

This year 20 research projects were presented (including abstracts and oral presentations). In addition, Dr. Miguel Cabada, Director of the Cusco Site of the Instituto de Medicina Tropical "Alexander von Humboldt", was awarded the 2nd place in the Elsevier Clinical Research Award as Best Clinical Research Presentation. Also, Francesca Falconi, PhD (c), obtained a Student Travel Award.

We appreciate the efforts of all researchers who participated in the event!