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Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute
One step ahead in the fight against Infectious and Tropical Diseases

Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute

About Us

The Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute (ITDI), seeks to improve the health status of communities through sustainable and comprehensive research, service, and educational initiatives related to infectious and tropical diseases.

The ITDI promotes multinational and multi-disciplinary collaborations through different initiatives: The Tropical disease Initiative, the Bacterial Pathogenesis Initiative, and the Reproductive and Sexual Health Initiative. These initiatives comprise health-care professionals, public health leaders, and educators providing training and research guidance to minimize the impact of infectious and tropical diseases on populations.

Our Mission

ITDI at Ohio University seeks to improve the health status of communities through sustainable and comprehensive research, service and educational initiatives related to infectious diseases. We forge multi-disciplinary collaborations among researchers, health-care professionals, public health leaders and educators to minimize the impact of infectious diseases on populations.

 

The Healthy Living Initiative

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Helping Rural Communities

The Healthy Living Initative is a long-term initiative that aims to support socioeconomic development of rural communities as the main tool for the control of Chagas disease in the province of Loja in southern Ecuador. With a holistic approach, this public health strategy looks to prevent the transmission of Chagas and other diseases “associated with poverty” by facilitating participatory processes of human development that are sustainable and sustained by the people involved.

 

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Saturday, April 20 Future Physicians for Patients, Sigma Sigma Phi - CFI Garden Party- DO Day of Service 9:30 AM — 12:30 PM Athens - area community gardens

Saturday, April 20 Radiology Club, Ophthalmology Club - Birthday Project 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM Heritage Hall

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