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Tropical diseases encompass all diseases that occur solely, or principally, in the tropics. In practice, the term is often taken to refer to infectious diseases that thrive in hot, humid conditions, such as malaria, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis, onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis, Chagas disease, African trypanosomiasis, and dengue.
Researchers discover how world’s most serous tropical diseases - Leishmaniasis is spread

Researchers discover how world’s most serous tropical diseases - Leishmaniasis is spread

U.S. team to battle malaria in Peru

U.S. team to battle malaria in Peru

Expert to help WHO in Dili, East Timor with tropical diseases

Expert to help WHO in Dili, East Timor with tropical diseases

UK pet owners who take their animals on holiday to Europe could bring back tropical diseases

UK pet owners who take their animals on holiday to Europe could bring back tropical diseases

Five million village doctors in rural China to be re-trained

Five million village doctors in rural China to be re-trained

Immtech signs agreement with CombinatoRx to test Immtech compounds as potential cancer treatment

Immtech signs agreement with CombinatoRx to test Immtech compounds as potential cancer treatment

GSK and WHO collaborate to fight malaria

GSK and WHO collaborate to fight malaria