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      Accessibility statement

      Latest update:

      The Institute of Tropical Medicine strives to make its website accessible, in accordance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 A.

      Non-Accessible Content

      The content below meets the criteria of the WCAG A level but does not meet the criteria of the AA level:

      • 'Make an appointment' button: (not enough contrast due to white text on orange background).
      • Call-to-action buttons: (not enough contrast due to white text on blue background).
      • Update information at the top of pages: (not enough contrast due to grey text on beige background).
      • The disease distribution areas shown on the (world) maps are not fully written out. However, this information is included in the various country pages.

      About this accessibility statement 

      This statement of accessibility was drawn up on 13 July 2021.

      The criteria to achieve the A-label were validated by AnySurfer (see Article 3 (1) of Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/1523).

      The accessibility statement was last revised on 20 July 2021.

      Feedback and contact details

      To notify ITM of non-compliance and to request information and content, please send an email to For complaints, please send an email to

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