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Short Course on Travellers' Health

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

20.01.2020 - 24.01.2020

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.

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
  •  also 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
  • 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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