Program For The Study And Control Of Tropical Diseases
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The Program for the Study and Control of Tropical Diseases - PECET of the University of Antioquia, is a multidisciplinary research group affiliated to the Faculty of Medicine and created on the 14th of April 1986, recognized by Colciencias as an Excellence Group.

We invite you to explore our presence on the web to learn about our work.

Theoretical – practical course on updating in molecular diagnosis in leishmaniasis and related bioinformatics applications

New techniques of molecular diagnosis developed in the Cuban Pedro Kouri Institute in association with the Belgium Institute of Tropical medicine Antwerp.

Conference “The vaccine against Malaria”

Manuel Elkin Patarroyo, Monday, December 3rd 2012 – 11:00 a.m. SIU – Main Auditorium, SIU, Medellín. Free entry.

The Icontec provided quality certification ISO 9001: 2008 to PECET

“For the activities of healthcare services in tropical medicine specialized medical consultation and medium complexity pharmacy service, general medical más…

IBM and University of Antioquia Cooperate to Seek Drug for Leishmaniasis Treatment

Over two-million Leishmaniasis sufferers worldwide Tab navigation.

World Congress on Leishmaniosis 2013  

The water they drink.. the water you drink…

During 2010 heavy rain flooded the town of Palo de Agua in Cordoba, Colombia as it flooded low regions in the country. Over 2 million people were affected by floods and are in desperate need of help.

Advance in Biosecurity

In Medellin the first Latin American Biosecurity Center regarding Genetically Modified Insect Vectors to Control Human Diseases.

The Scopus Award 2009 stayed in the University of Antioquia

The Scopus/Colciencias Award is given yearly by the Elsevier Netherlands editorial house.

All our presentations

Find here a list with all our participations in academic events through the history of our program and all his members.

Congress Memoirs

Memoirs from the XIV Colombian Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine and X PECET Symposium, October 8-11, 2010.