25 August 2023
Clinical Global Infectious Diseases
Infections in the individual both travelers and migrants using knowledge of infections in different regions of the world. The course will give an introduction to major infectious diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, HIV, yellow fever and others with emphasis on geographical distribution, difference in morbidity and mortality between different parts of the world, clinical signs and symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and control. Advice to travelers will be discussed and appropriate investigations in immigrants will be reviewed. Emphasis will be on the difference in incidence, prevalence, morbidity and mortality between countries and continents. Appropriate control programs will be discussed, both at national and international level.
The course will teach practical diagnostics of intestinal parasites and blood parasites like malaria through "hands-on" practical’s and will give an introduction to so called “rapid tests”.
The course will enable the student to work in other countries especially developing countries providing background knowledge of disease prevalence, principles of diagnosis, treatment and a brief introduction to community control and prevention.
EUR 380: EU/EEA citizens
EUR 1313: NON-EU/EEA citizens
No scholarships available