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10th Tropical Medicine Excursion to Ghana, West Africa

12/6/2023 - 12/16/2023
The TROPMEDEX round-trip excursion (1400 km by road) is designed for a maximum of 13 healthcare professionals, who wish to improve their clinical skills in tropical medicine and travelers‘ health in the endemic regions of Ghana.
Location: Ghana, West Africa
Organizer: Kay Schaefer (MD, PhD, MSc, DTM&H), Cologne, Germany. 
www.tropmedex.com (since 1995)

Tropical medicine experts from Germany and Ghana supervise individual on-site bedside teaching, laboratory sessions (hands-on microscopy of parasites in the blood, stool, urine and skin) and give lectures on up-to-date issues in tropical medicine and travelers‘ health in various hospitals and research institutions. The curriculum covers the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment and control of the most important tropical infectious diseases. In addition the participants get an insight into the local healthcare system and explore during medical field excursions the fantastic scenery and prolific flora and fauna of Ghana. Teaching language: English. Each excursion is accredited with 60 CME hours by the Medical Association in Düsseldorf, Germany.