Tropical Disease Research with thrust on diagnostics, immunomonitoring & vaccines


            Tropical Diseases are the major public health problems in developing countries affecting almost half a billion people. India has a significant share in these health problems having 12-13 million suffering with tuberculosis, 47 million with lymphatic filariasis and about half a million with leprosy. Every year at-least 2 million malarial cases are reported from endemic areas and about 3 million new tuberculosis cases occur annually in India. This institute, which has been serving rural population, is actively involved in research related to local public health problems filariasis and tuberculosis.

Filaria Diagnostics

Tuberculosis Diagnostics