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Medicina tropicale (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Medicina tropicale
    Generic category in Annex V: Tropical medicine (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    DM 01/08/2005

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Lo specialista in Medicina Tropicale possiede le conoscenze teoriche, scientifiche e professionali nel campo della fisiopatologia e clinica delle malattie tropicali. Gli specifici ambiti di competenze clinica riguardano la semeiotica funzionale e strumentale, la metodologia clinica e la terapia delle malattie tropicali, anche per le patologie della dermatologia tropicale, dell’infettivologia e dell’ostetricia e ginecologia di pronto soccorso.


    A specialist in tropical medicine possesses theoretical, scientific and professional knowledge in the field of pathophysiology and clinical aspects of tropical diseases. Their specific areas of clinical expertise relate to functional and instrumental symptomatology, clinical methodology and treatment of tropical diseases, including the diseases of tropical dermatology, infectiology, first aid gynecology and obstetrics.

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