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The 25th Swiss International Short Course on Travellers' Health

Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut (Swiss TPH) - Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)

21.01.2019 - 25.01.2019

Socinstrasse 57
4051 Basel

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. 

Certificates confirming successful completion and / or attendance will be issued. Certification Testimonials confirming attendance will be issued at the end of the course. A certificate is awarded to those participants who have reached at least 60% of the achievable maximum. Within the tropEd Master of International Health curriculum this course counts for 1.5 credit points (ECTS). 27.5 CME Credits are granted (FMH).

Learning objectives, training objectives
  • 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 Healthcurriculum this course counts for 1.5 credit points (ECTS)


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.

Type of degree
Certificate of attendance
Education form
Full Time

CHF 1.200,00
Registered tropEd Master students: CHF 1.000

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