Aarhus, Denmark

Clinical Global Infectious Diseases

when 7 August 2023 - 25 August 2023
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 380

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.

Course leader

Christian Wejse

Target group

Master's level

Fee info

EUR 380: EU/EEA citizens
EUR 1313: NON-EU/EEA citizens

Scholarships

No scholarships available