The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp - Belgium (ITM), is renowned worldwide for teaching, research and services in human and veterinary tropical medicine and healthcare in developing countries. The ITM is home to three scientific departments, a travel clinic, a specialist bookshop and several helpdesks. It has approximately 400 employees.
The ITM gains its academic recognition and core funding from the Flemish Ministry of Education. It is also financed by the Ministries of Science, Development Cooperation, Public Health and Social Affairs, through international projects, its own revenues and private donations.
At international level, the ITM works with several research institutes, governments and organisations from the four corners of the world in order to make lasting improvements to healthcare in developing countries.