The Tropical Health Department strives to be a well-recognized pioneercenter in Egypt, Eastern Mediterranean Region and Africa for providing high quality health professionals with interdisciplinary training combining excellence in research, clinical skills and public health knowledge.


The Tropical Health Department's mission is to prepare efficient public health professionals capable of conducting research, planning, implementing and evaluating public health programs and providing public health services by:

1-     Providing an outstanding competency-based learning environment that integrates advanced teaching and training in tropical health and parasitology.

2-     Providing students with high quality affordable comprehensive education and clinical training about tropical diseases and international health issues of public health importance.

3-     Supervising and conducting research that meets community health problems and needs.

4-     Providing community health services, consultancies and tailored training programs and creating collaborative links with international agencies, academic institutions and health related sectors