Travellers' Health

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. This includes preventive pre-travel advice, including immunizations and other aspects during travel, appropriate risk assessment and behaviour during travel and management of travel-related diseases based on individual and epidemiological features. 

This course is supported by WHO, TropNet and the Swiss Society of Tropical and Travel Medicine.

At a Glance

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The total course fee is CHF 1200.–.

For students registered as tropEd Master student at a tropEd home institution the course fee is CHF 1000.–. The fee must be paid 4 weeks before the start of the course. This sum includes the registration fee of CHF 100.– which is due at the time of acceptance. If a participant does not attend the course, the registration fee cannot be reimbursed. If cancellation of attendance is less than 4 weeks before beginning of the course an additional fee of CHF 350.– will be charged.