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  • Medical Students involved in community-based health education project

    November 18, 2012


    Medical Students involved in community-based health education project with USF Health International Panama in Remote Region of Comarca Ngabe Bugle.

    While the main campus of USF Health sits among the urban jungle that is North Tampa, the USF Health International Foundation Panama has a different surrounding. Overlooking the final set of Pacific-sided gates to the Panama Canal, the office is situated among the dense tropical rainforest in Ciudad del Saber, or City of Knowledge. (more…)

    Women's Health is Human Rights

    Women’s Health Course

    August 15, 2012

    This summer, the inaugural course on International Perspectives on Women`s Health took place in Panama. The course consisted on a three-day concentrated seminar at the USF Tampa campus, a month-long on-line exchange and a nine-day learning field experience in Panama City. The course was represented by eight students with a variety of backgrounds including, nursing, medicine, [...]

    Diplomado en Investigación Clínica. 2012

    USF Health in Panama offers Clinical Research Course

    August 15, 2012

    USF Health in Panama the 3rd Clinical Research Course starting in September 18th, 2012.  The  course will provide the students with an introduction to Good Clinical Practices (GCP), human subjects protection, protocol writing, clinical trials, and real-life experiences from international experts. Each session will be interactive and include hands-on skill building activities. For more information: Jeanete [...]

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    Autism Conference in Panama with USF Health experts

    May 8, 2012

    The USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences Department of Child and Family Studies recently partnered with the USF Health International Foundation and the Soy Capaz (I Am Capable) Foundation of Panama to host a one-day seminar on autism. The seminar was held at the Children’s Hospital of Panama in Panama City and featured USF and [...]

    IHSC Service Mission. Spring break 2012

    April 27, 2012

    IHSC Spring Break trip to Panama: A successful interdisciplinary intervention Taken from the ML 09APR2012. *Read the original article  HERE International Health Service Collaborative’s (IHSC) annual service trip this past spring break brought them back to the town of Villas del Carmen in the Coclé province of Panama for the second year in a row where they continued their efforts toward sustainable work in the community.  As the only interdisciplinary organization within USF Health with members from all 5 colleges, this year’s trip included a combination of 17 medical, nursing, and [...]

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    Vaccinology In Tropics, a successful event

    March 29, 2012

    USF Health in Panama recently held the Second Vaccinology in the Tropics International Conference Thursday, March 15, through Saturday, March 17, 2012, at the Intercontinental Playa Bonita Resort & Spa in Panama. Health professionals came to Panama from the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia to participate in the conference, which featured a first class lineup [...]

    Registration. Vaccinology in the Tropics

    January 19, 2012

    Register Online: Select “March 2012” (Start Month) Registration in Panama:  Download the program:   Physicians $350 by Feb/29/2012 $370 after Feb/29/2012 Other Health Professionals (Nurses, Biologists, Lab Techs, etc) $250 by Feb/29/2012 $270 after Feb/29/2012  Residents, Students and Interns/Fellows $120 by Feb/29/2012 $140 after by Feb/29/2012

    Vaccinology in the Tropics. Postcard

    Call for Abstracts. Vaccinology in the Tropics

    January 11, 2012

    Abstract Submission Deadline:January 31, 2012 Response Date: February 15, 2012 Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese. The Scientific and Advisory Committee invites you to submit an Abstract to the 2nd International Conference Vaccinology in the Tropics: Vaccines in a Globalized World, which will be held in Panama City, Republic of Panama, March 15-17, 2012. The 2ndInternational Conference Vaccinology [...]

    Program. Vaccinology in the Tropics 2012

    December 6, 2011

    Vaccine research  is the key to prevent multiple diseases worldwide.  LatinAmerica has become the perfect location for the newest vaccines resulting in the development of regional policy changes in health prevention and promotion.   HPV vaccine, Rotavirus vaccines, and  other bacterial vaccines have been studied extensively and proved to be safe during these clinical trial. Vaccinology in the Tropics is a unique conference  gathers experts in vaccine research from USA, Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Chile. Come and join us in Panama  from March 15-17th for a great learning [...]

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