The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine (ACTM) celebrated the centenary of tropical medicine in Australia last year (2010).

In keeping with its aim of promoting professional development in the field of tropical medicine, ACTM introducing admission to Fellowship of the College by examination for registered medical practitioners [FACTM (Clinical) ] and other health care professionals [FACTM (Paraclinical)].

In order to support candidates for these exams, a series of teaching aids have been prepared via this and other websites including the ACTM official website. These include a recommended reading list. The answers to practice questions and further discussion on these topics can be found in the candidates’ area of the College website. Prospective candidates should contact the ACTM to register as users ($500 combined ACTM affiliation and FACTM examination fee on registering for the exam).

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