Symposium 110 years NVTG: From Tropical Medicine to Global Health

NVTG symposium 2017

On Friday the 9th of June 2017 the yearly NVTG symposium was held in Amsterdam.

Title: From Tropical Medicine to Global Health

Location: KIT, Amsterdam
Organizers: Netherlands Society of Tropical Medicine and International Health (NVTG), Uniting Streams (US), Tropical Doctors in Training (TROIE)

This symposium was accredited with 6 points.

The congress From Tropical Medicine to Global Health took the audience on a journey through the field of tropical medicine, international health and global health, from 1907 into the 21st century. See the programme in the flyer.

Eijkman Medal
The afternoon closed with the ‘Stichting het Eijkman Medaillefonds’, which aims to honour a leading expert in Tropical Medicine by awarding this person with an Eijkman medal. The names of the laureates 2017 are Prof.dr. Martin Grobusch en Dr. Teun Bousema, See the webpage of the the foundation.

Photo's (photographer: Kors de Bruin) of June 9th may be seen here !