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Travel and Tropical Medicine - MIPH5008

Year - 2018

This unit aims to provide an overview of common health issues and emerging travel-related diseases, with a general look at prevention and control of these problems for travellers or those intending to work in tropical or resource-poor settings for a significant period of time. During the short course, students will also explore issues such as pre-travel preparations, vaccinations, protection from vector-borne diseases, gastrointestinal illnesses in travellers, refugee health, disater preparedness focusing on water and sanitation and travel health issues in humanitarian and disater relief settings. The teaching method is face-to-face teaching only. Attendance is compulsory.

Classes
1x 2 day intensive lectures

Assessment
1x 2000word individual essay (80%) and attendance (20%)

Textbooks
Readings are available on the unit's eLearning site

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Intensive October

24 Sep 2018

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Oct 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Intensive October

24 Sep 2018

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Oct 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Giselle Manalo, Dr Paula Fogarty
HECS Band: 2
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