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Tropical Medicine

  • By: Barry Pakes M.D., M.P.H.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Tropical medicine is a branch of medicine that, as its name implies, is primarily concerned with health problems occurring in tropical or subtropical regions of the world. The discipline of tropical medicine developed primarily as a response to diseases encountered by ...

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