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12th Tropical Medicine Excursion to Tanzania, East Africa


3/17/2021 - 3/27/2021
Designed for healthcare professionals who wish to improve their clinical skills in tropical medicine and travelers‘ health in the endemic regions of Tanzania.
Location: Arusha and Zanzibar, East Africa
The TROPMEDEX round-trip excursion 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 Tanzania
Location: Arusha and Zanzibar, East Africa

Organizer: Kay Schaefer (MD, PhD, MSc, DTM&H), Cologne, Germany. 
www.tropmedex.com

Tropical medicine experts from Tanzania and Germany supervise individual on-site bedside teaching, laboratory sessions (hands-on microscopy of parasites in the blood, stool, urine and skin) and give lectures in English 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 Africa. Each excursion is accredited with 60 CME hours by the Medical Association in Düsseldorf, Germany.