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Travellers' Health

Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut (Swiss TPH) - Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) / Education & Training
17.06.2024 - 21.06.2024  Kreuzstrasse 2, 4123 Allschwil, Switzerland
Hybrid course
Course Content
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.
Learning objectives, training objectives
3 Parts: Pre-Travel Advice, Health Problems Abroad, Returning Traveller
Target Audience
medical doctors, senior nursing staff, pharmacists and other health professionals, but also to travel industry staff with a strong interest in travel medicine
At least two years of professional experience English language skills: TOEFL paper 550 / computer 213 / internet 79 - 80 or IELTS 6.0 or native speaker or completed higher education in English (with written proof)
Within the tropEd Master of International Health curriculum this course counts for 1.5 credit points (ECTS) / 27.5 CME credits (FMH)
Local Organizer
Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut
A multiple choice question test at the end will be used to assess the individual performance of the participants. Certificates confirming successful completion and/or attendance will be issued.

Enquiries and Registration:

Apply via the Swiss TPH website
Ms. Evelyne Brodmann
Health Promotion, Health Systems, Travel Medicine, Tropical Medicine and Infectiology
Type of degree
Certificate of attendance
Education form
Distance Learning, Full Time
5 Days
CHF 1.200,00
(Reduced fee for registered tropEd Master students: CHF 1.000)
Number of participants (max.)
Organizer contact info
Kreuzstrasse 2
4123 Allschwil
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Ärztekammer für WienÄrzte der WeltCentro per la Formazione Permanente e l'Aggiornamento del Personale del Servizio SanitarioEuropean Public Health Association (EUPHA)Österreichische Akademie der ÄrzteSwiss Tropical and Public Health InstituteAnästhesie in Entwicklungsländern e. V.Österreichisches Rotes Kreuz