A total of 28 delegates comprising teaching staff, academic staff, and students from FK-KMK UGM attended the 22nd Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting (JITMM) 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The international conference was held in Amari Watergate Hotel Bangkok from 12 to 14 December 2018. This year’s JITMM was successfully organized by the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University (FTM MU) Thailand, with collaborations with SEAMEO TROPMED Network, TROPMED Alumni Association, The Parasitology and Tropical Medicine Association of Thailand, Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), and the Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health Thailand.
All of students had a great opportunity to participate in the International Symposium on Tropical Diseases which was held in Faculty of Medicine UGM on March 16-17 2016. This symposium was conducted as part of Annual Scientific Meeting which was organized regularly to celebrate the FM UGM anniversary.
This symposium aimed to provide an up-date, related to the situation of tropical diseases in Asia and Africa, especially in Indonesia. During this 2 day symposium, students learned about global strategy for NTD Control, Epidemiology and Challenge on Tropical Disease Control in Indonesia, and National Malaria Control Program. Some speakers also presented current research related to Neglected Tropical Diseases.