Regional Centre for Tropical Medicine

(TROPMED/ Thailand)



TROPMED Thailand, the Faculty of Tropical Medicine of Mahidol University, has always been in the forefront of the battle against tropical diseases.


Vision : To be the World Class Tropical Medicine Research Institute


Mission: To Strive for Excellence in Research, Education and Health Services in Tropical Medicine


Strategic Plan 2018-2022


The Centre identified 8 strategic areas that will allow the Centre to achieve its vision. These are:

  • Teaching Excellence
  • Research and Innovation Excellence
  • Outstanding Clinical Outcome
  • People Excellence
  • Infrastructure Excellence
  • Customer and Community Service Excellence
  • Alliance Excellence
  • Leadership and Management


Faculty of Tropical Medicine is divided into eleven specialized departments, focusing on different areas and disciplines related to tropical medicine. Each department has three main areas of responsibilities – research, education, and services.


  • Clinical Tropical Medicine
  • Helminthology
  • Medical Entomology
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Molecular Tropical Medicine and Genetics
  • Protozoology
  • Social and Environmental Medicine
  • Tropical Hygiene
  • Tropical Nutrition and Food Science
  • Tropical Pathology
  • Tropical Pediatrics