The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) — the nation’s leading professional organization for tropical medicine — represents 3,700 researchers and clinicians engaged in the battle against infectious and tropical disease in the United States and internationally. ASTMH promotes global health through research and education to prevent and control tropical diseases.
As part of the society’s efforts, the ASTMH Policy and Advocacy Leadership Group advocates implementation and funding of federal policies and programs that seek to reduce, prevent, and control myriad infectious tropical diseases, including, but not limited to, malaria, Dengue fever, Ebola, cholera, and tuberculosis.
Read the World Malaria Day Community Statement
ASTMH supports and encourages Congress and the Administration to
expand FY 2010 funding for – and commitments to – malaria
control initiatives funded within the Labor, Health & Human
Services, and Education (LHHS) Appropriations bill that support research
and public health activities related to the prevention, treatment, and
eradication of malaria domestically and internationally.
Tropical Disease and Military Preparedness Issue Brief
ASTMH supports and encourages Congress and the Administration to expand funding for – and commitments to – domestic, military, and international malaria control initiatives.
Medicine and Tropical Diseases Issue Brief
ASTMH calls upon Congress and the Administration to increase funding for – and its commitment to – efforts to reduce and prevent tropical disease.
Tropical Medicine Research and Development Issue Brief
Malaria Issue Brief
President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) Issue Brief
Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Issue Brief