American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene annual meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ASTMH, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News Coverage

High case-fatality rate during polio outbreak examined in Republic of Congo

December 6, 2011
2011 ASTMH PHILADELPHIA — The lack of clinical evidence regarding risk factors for death during polio outbreaks launched an investigation to identify…
Meeting News Coverage

Surveillance of malaria resistance essential for proper antimicrobial use in Peru

December 6, 2011
PHILADELPHIA — Findings from a study conducted in Peru indicate significant therapeutic implications for the management of enterocolitis…
Meeting News Coverage

Deficiencies exist in prevention of imported severe malaria in UK

December 6, 2011
PHILADELPHIA — Malaria prophylaxis may be insufficiently utilized among all types of travelers from the United Kingdom. However, white vacationers…