Volume 14, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


May I express my heartfelt appreciation for the honor you have conferred upon me. No recognition can be more satisfying than that deriving from one’s colleagues.

As a consequence of events occurring ten to twenty years ago, we now find a regrettably small group of scientists active in the field of tropical medicine. This situation prevails at a time when the national interest is ever more intimately associated with the process of development of stable and healthy societies in the tropical areas of the world. Indeed, there is every reason to accept the thesis that prospects for the survival of western civilization as we know it are in large part dependent upon our ability to share the material benefits of our social system with the some two-and-a-half billion human beings who now exist in mass misery in the poorly sanitated areas of the world.


Article metrics loading...

The graphs shown below represent data from March 2017
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error