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Professional Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

From the end of August to mid-December 2023
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT London, Great Britain

Course Content

Much of the course is devoted to seminars, in which a multi-disciplinary team of experts from within and outside LSHTM covers a particular disease or group of diseases in depth. Lectures cover the causative organisms, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis, management and prevention of these diseases. Time is set aside after each lecture for discussion. Implications for travel medicine are discussed where appropriate.

Learning objectives, training objectives

to understand, diagnose, treat and prevent diseases that are especially prevalent in tropical and developing countries where resources may be limited


doctors who hold a medical qualification from a recognised medical school in any country who are registered for medical practice in that country

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