The course consists of three parts which include a broad spectrum of travellers' health related topics. The general objectives of all parts are to allow participants providing up-to-date information in travel medicine.
1. Pre-travel advice: Goals of travel medicine, risk analysis, vaccinations, vector borne disease prophylaxis, special risk groups, efforts to harmonize and standardize travel advice, information tools, communicating information.
2. Health problems abroad: Risk factors and common health problems during travel and their management.
3. The returning traveller: Differential diagnosis of travel-related diseases (fever, diarrhoea, skin disorders, eosinophilia), management of imported diseases.