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Tropical and Geographic Medicine, Intensive Short Course

Posted by GHO Admin on November 5, 2019 in Events

Date: May 4 - 8, 2020
Location: UBC Vancouver Campus

This is the 7th annual week-long course for physicians, medical trainees, public health practitioners, nurses and other healthcare workers who intend to practice in the tropics, resource-limited settings or who require an update on infectious, parasitic and other major tropical diseases.

Through interactive lectures, small-group case-based discussions and practical laboratory teaching, attendees will learn:

  • A clinical approach to the evaluation and management of tropical diseases
  • Practical laboratory skills, with a focus on the identification of parasites important for the diagnosis of tropical diseases
  • Public health principles and applications including outbreak management

Each of these areas has specific learning outcomes for course participants.  See course website for full course brochure and more information.

Early registration rate effective until April 6, 2020

Course inquiries:

UBC School of Population and Public Health
Faculty of Medicine, Continuing Education
2206 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada  V6T 1Z3
Email:  |   Tel: (604) 822-9599