Course Coordinator

Christoph Hatz

Next Course

23 January - 27 January 2017

in Basel, Switzerland

Travellers' Health

This 1-week course provides up-to-date information on tropical diseases and their medical treatment. It is mainly designed for participants from industrialised countries, who need to provide reliable information and advice for travellers, and to assess travel-related problems that occur in patients who have returned from tropical countries.


The course is organised in collaboration with other Swiss and German institutes, under the patronage of the International Society of Travel Medicine, the WHO, and the Swiss Society for Tropical Medicine.




The course consists of three parts:

  1. Pre-travel advice
  2. Health problems abroad
  3. The returining traveller