Athens University School of Medicine. Postgraduate course on Disaster Medicine and Health-Crisis Management School of medicine Athens University
2nd Seminar on Tropical and Travel Medicine - ΙFAKARA - ΤΑΝΖΑΝΙΑ

Deal Colleagues,
The unprecedented success of the last year’s event, led us to organize the Second seminar on Travel and Tropical Medicine. This intensive course is organized by the Athens University Medical Faculty Master’s on “International Medicine-Health Crisis Management” with the collaboration of the Tanzanian Training Center for International Health in Ifakara Tanzania.

  • Tropical and Travel Medicine
  • Infections in the Developing World
  • New Emerging Diseases
  • Health of Vulnerable Populations
  • International Development Aid
  • Health and Human Rights

During this course, participants will have the opportunity to participate in the every day life of a district hospital and come to contact with the new health reality of the sub-Saharan Africa, to train themselves on the clinical and laboratory diagnosis of the most frequent diseases of the developing world and follow lectures on tropical medicine, medicine with minimal resources, wilderness medicine as well as subjects of geopolitics and history of Eastern Africa, care of displaced populations, the Zimbabwe cholera epidemics and issues related with the Rwanda Genocide International Court.

The social program includes contacts with local populations, visits to the ecosystem of the Kilombero Valley and the National Parks Udzugwa and Mikumi. The course is open to all the students of the 3d semester of the master’s course. All travel, accommodation, boarding and teaching expenses are covered by the master’s course. Expenses for visas, extra meals excursions and social events are not included.

A number of extra places are also available for Medical Doctors and/or accompanying persons who are interested in participating in this seminar. Fees for MDs are Euro 2000 and Euro 1800 for accompanying persons. Applications must be addressed to the master’s course secretariat before May 1st. All participants must comply with the terms and conditions of the seminar and prove full vaccine and anti malaria coverage.

Caribu to Tanzania !

Theophilos Rosenberg MD. PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery,
University of Athens
Director of the Master’s course:
“International Medicine -Health
Crisis Management”

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Further Information and Application

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For further information and applications please contact the Master’s course secretariat: Ms Barbara Gebiao 100 Vass Sophias ave.,115 28 Athens, Greece
Tel/Fax: 210 77 78 681

Detailed Programme of the Seminar

Tuesday June 23rd 2009 14.30 departure from Athens Airport Flight Egypt Air to Cairo . 16.30 Arrival at Cairo .City tour
23.00 hrs departure flight Egypt Air to Dar Es Salam.

Wednesday June 24th Arrival Dar es salam at 05.30 .Visa formalities. Departure to Ifakara with coaches. Arrival at TTCIH at 16.00hrs, 19. 00 hrs Welcome reception at TTCIH

Thursday June 25th . 07.30 Welcome reception at the ST Francis DD Hospital. Visits to the hospital wards /Meeting the health workers and the patients .12.00 lunch. Rest 15.00 -18.00 Lectures on Tropical Medicine .20.00 dinner .free time

Friday June 26th 2009 .07.30am Cases presentation at the SFDDH . Work in hospital wards
10.00 – 10.30am  coffee break .10.30-12.00 conferences 13.00 pm lunch .16.00 -18.00pm  scientific programme  20.00 dinner 21.00 film festival

Saturday June 27th 2009 Departure to Udzugwa National Park . Climb to Sanje falls. Swimming and  tents Camping . Campfire dinner.

Sunday June 28th 2009 Return from Udzugwa park .12.00 lunch  Afternoon free ( visit to leprosarium) 21.00 film festival

Monday June 29th 2009 07.30am  Cases presentation at the SFDDH . Work in hospital wards
10.00 – 10.30am  coffee break .10.30-12.00 conferences 13.00 pm lunch .16.00 -18.00pm  scientific programme  20.00 dinner 21.00 film festival

Tuesday June 30th 2009  07.30am  Cases presentation at the SFDDH . Work in hospital wards
12.00 am departure to kilombero river. Canoe promenade and camping. Campfire dinner

Wednesday July 1st 2009 Return from Kilombero .12.00 lunch .16.00-18.00 conference, scientific programme .20.00 dinner .21.00 free time

Thursday July 2nd 2009 07.30am Cases presentation at the SFDDH . Work in hospital wards
10.00 – 10.30am coffee break .10.30-12.00 conferences 13.00 pm lunch .16.00 -20 00pm  
Closing ceremony and diploma awards .21.00 farewell ceremony

Friday July 3rd 2009 .08.00 Departure to Mikumi National Park .  Arrival at the park and walking safari. 20.00  dinner

Saturday July 4th 2009 Morning safari in Mikumi . 13.00 Lunch. 17.00 Departure to Dar EsSalam. Brief stop in down town Dar e s Salam hotel-restaurant  .

Sunday July 5th 2009 04.00 am Arrival at the Dar Es Salam airport . 06.15 departure flight Egypt Air to cairo . Arrival in Cairo at 12.00 . City tour and hotel accommodation

Monday July 6th 2009 11.30 Departure from Cairo flight Egypt Air to Athens arrival Athens airport at 13.30 pm


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