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ITM Colloquium 2014: The Human Factor

November 30, 2014

A four-day long colloquium at the Institute of Tropical Medicine has recently been finished . The colloquium theme was “The Human Factor: The Social Sciences in Global Health Research”. The objective of the colloquium was to show how the collaboration of the social sciences with other health sciences and social actors can improve global health research.  About 240 participants including social scientists, anthropologists, epidemiologists, pharmacists, program planners and also people from different non -scientific disciplines from 58 different countries gathered in Antwerp and made the event remarkable.  To explore the contribution of social sciences in global health research and for useful presentations from global health experts, please visit ITM Colloquium 2014

Professor Bruno Gryseels (Director of ITM) at the closing session