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2017 Medtrop brings up Environment and Tropical Diseases: challenges for countryside and cities

The 53rd edition will have four registration prices and special discounts for early registrations


Deadline for abstract submission will be May 25

For four days, Cuiabá (MT) will host one of the greatest medical-scientific events. The theme for the 53rd Congress of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine (Medtrop) – which expects over 2,000 participants – will discuss Environment and Tropical Diseases: challenges for the countryside and cities. According to the local chair of the event, Doctor Marcia Hueb, The website can already be accessed. Considering the Congress time of the year, which takes place from August 27 to 30, we still have 8 months ahead for everyone to organize themselves, she says.

This years edition brings a differential: special discounts for early registrations, with four different prices depending on how early the registration is placed. For example, the registration until March 25, for BSTM associates, will cost R$ 350.00. If the registration is on-site, it will cost R$ 600.00. Everyone can access this and more information and the registration are now available. To become a BSTM associate and ensure your discount, click here. After registering, you will find an option to print you payment form with the annual value of R$ 150.00.

Like the past edition, during the 53rd MedTrop, other events will take place simultaneously. Two very important and traditional national meetings: The Chagas and Leishmaniasis Applied Research and National Research on Malaria. The local chair expects a great Congress, consolidating the initiative to add Tropical Medicine national and international meetings, as leishmaniasis, Chagas and malaria, among many others, which will have their space in the 54th edition, in 2018, as Travel Medicine and tuberculosis. We are walking towards a single annual event which will present the best we have in research and development, gathering both researchers and services professionals, and graduate and undergraduate students, she stresses.

Doctor Marcia also highlights the deadline for abstract submission will be May 25. Each abstract can have up to 10 authors, and each author can submit up to four abstracts. Judgment will be based on the sent abstracts. The best papers will be awarded. More details can be accessed on http://www.medtrop2017.com.br/.

With the Congress, participants will have the opportunity to know a part of Brazil still little visited by us Brazilians, and many times more attractive for foreigners. The diversity is huge and contemplates various scenarios as Cerrado and Chapada dos Guimarães, Pantanal and all its extensive birds’ diversity, besides the Amazon, which needs no introduction. The official agency will be at all times in the event site, ready to serve all demands.…