Introduction

Tropical medicine is the study, prevention and treatment of those afflictions which are endemic to or particularly affect people within the tropics and subtropics. Many of these diseases have been eradicated in more developed nations outside the tropics. Examples of notable tropical diseases include ebola, malaria and hookworm.

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Expertise in Action

Knowledge of tropical diseases is often required by medical practitioners working in Northern Australia, along with those working in a humanitarian capacity following tropical disease outbreaks or natural disasters. Most commonly, they are involved in the treatment of those people who have contracted tropical diseases while overseas.

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Cost

The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:

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  • The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
  • Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
  • Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
Relevant Articles What is Tropical Medicine?

There is no standard definition of Tropical Medicine. Tropical Medicine is often referred to as global/geographical health or international health and it encompasses a number of sub specialties such as refugee healthcare, travel medicine and expedition or remote/wilderness medicine.

Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine

The Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) is a multi-disciplinary health and tropical medicine research institute located in the tropics.

Australian scientists develop new blood test to identify neglected tropical diseases

Australian scientists are making headway in the long battle to save some of the world's poorest people from chronic disease.

Relevant Cases Re Edwin John Dell and Repatriation Commission [1986] AATA

Despite their strongly held views that a causal relationship between malaria or other tropical infections had not been shown to exist, all the expert medical witnesses … acknowledged there was a possibility based on theoretical biological grounds.

Re Ronald Arthur Fallows and Repatriation Commission [1986] AATA 230

World War II veteran serving in Papua New Guinea contracted malaria. Expert evidence used.

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Profiles of Experts in Medical - Tropical medicine

Below are short profiles of a few experts with expertise in this field. Please contact our office to discuss your specific requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget. Expert Experts are experts in finding the right expert for your needs and you pay no more to use Expert Experts than if you searched and found the expert yourself.

  • #ID1919

Tropical, Naval, Aviation and Underwater Medicines

ID1919 is a former Royal Australian Navy Officer who served for almost 30 years as a reservist Medical Officer. They are experienced in range of areas including general medical practice, tropical, naval, aviation, underwater and military medicine.


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