More Than One Billion Suffer From Neglected Tropical Diseases and Diseases of Poverty
Baylor College of Medicine is working to solve global health problems through education, research, clinical work, and advocacy. Photo: Rojelio Mejia
Through our educational programs, current and future scientists, doctors, and policymakers are learning about all facets of tropical medicine.
Our researchers are working to develop drugs, diagnostics, and vaccines to treat and prevent the world's most prevalent diseases. Photo: annagrove | photography
Policy and Advocacy
The National School of Tropical Medicine works to bring attention to neglected tropical diseases, largely ignored because so many of their victims are among the poorest people in the world.
National School of Tropical Medicine clinicians diagnose and treat patients with tropical diseases at our clinics and in the field (pictured: Strongyloides stercoralis magnified x 400). photo: Rojelio Mejia