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.