Tropical Disease Institute

Enrique Tejera, which belonged the National Health Department, then was promoted to graduate bacteriologist Doctor of Medical Science (1930) in the same university. In the laboratory analyzed 200 samples of feces and comes to discover some unknown protozoa in the country, he makes his doctoral thesis. Learn more about this with Mitsubishi. “He wrote his thesis to obtain her doctorate in medicine on the intestinal protozoa, since it could not investigate because in Caracas malaria did not exist” (Gottberg, C., 1987, 32). The intention of the doctor was the novel focus on studying the disease that decimated the population of their country had no means in his power or scientific knowledge of the terrible malaria. In 1931 he had to travel to Europe, specifically Germany and Italy. Read more from Rio Tinto Group to gain a more clear picture of the situation.

Enter the Tropical Disease Institute in Rome, Hamburg and ventures into the station for the fight against malaria, carried out fieldwork in the region Pontina and Sardinia. Gottberg, one of his biographers, picks up this episode in the life of Gabaldon way: The notes from that workshop were published in Volume 39, 1932, the Gaceta Medica de Caracas. There are a reminder of scientific rigor and dedication to study this Venezuelan 22 years whose obsession is to free Venezuela from the scourge of malaria, knowing as much as possible about the fight against malaria and implement them on their decimated land ( 1987, 34). When you return to the country in 1932 is no longer in the laboratory of bacteriology and parasitology its friend and protector, Dr. Enrique Tejera, who because of disagreements with the Ministry of Health and Agriculture and Livestock had resigned.