38 / Tourist health and travel medicine


20 – 26 September 2003   print this page

Course directors:

Zvonko Šošić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Miha Likar, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Guilherme Santana, Universidade do Vale do Itajai, Sao Paolo, Brazil


Course description:

Introduction to travel medicine, Impact of travel to host countries, Impact of environment to travel medicine, Health services system supporting the tourism industry, The role of health insurance on travel medicine, National and international tourism, Touristic market and influence on health, International travel health system, The role of travel health to improve health services for tourists, The major threats to travelers:diarrhea, malaria, HIV infection etc,Immunization for travel.