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Travellers' Health

Date: 18. - 22.01.2021
Time: 09:00 h - 17:00 h

The Travellers’ Health course prepares health professionals and travel industry staff to give relevant health information to travellers and to assess travel-related problems occurring during and after travel, with a special focus on tropical diseases. At the end of the course, participants will be able to provide up-to-date information in travel medicine. This includes preventive pre-travel advice, including immunizations and other aspects during travel, appropriate risk assessment and behaviour during travel and management of travel-related diseases based on individual and epidemiological features.
This course is supported by WHO, TropNet and the Swiss Society of Tropical and Travel Medicine.

Medical topics:

Dermatology and Venereal Diseases, Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Infectiology, Microbiology, Virology, Infectious Epidemiology, Tropical Medicine


Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut
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Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut
Socinstr. 57
CH 4051 Basel
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Socinstr. 57
CH 4002 Basel
Phone: +41-61-2848234
Fax: +41-61-2848106


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Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut
Socinstr. 57
CH 4051 Basel

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Frequency: annually

Costs: CHF 1200,00

Expected number of participants: 40

Special topics:
The course consists of three parts: Pre-Travel Advice Goals of travel medicine, risk analysis, vaccinations, vector borne disease prophylaxis, special risk groups, efforts to harmonize and standardize travel advice, information tools, communicating information. Health Problems Abroad Risk factors and common health problems during travel and their management. The Returning Traveller Differential diagnosis of travel-related diseases (fever, diarrhoea, skin disorders, eosinophili

Congress President:
Dr. Andreas Neumayr

Tags/key words:
Health Problems, Abroad, Traveller, diseases, Risk factors, health