TROPMEDEX has never had any accidents or serious
infections among participants during their excursions.
The participants are accommodated in quality hotels
and travel with experienced drivers and reliable airlines in Africa.
Fact sheet on the TROPMEDEX excursions:
Round-trip excursions on clinical tropical medicine and traveler's health for healthcare professionals to
Uganda (13 days), Tanzania (13 days) and Ghana (11 days)
Individual bedside-teaching, case presentations, laboratory manuals and lectures in various
Field excursions to prevention and control projects in endemic areas
Visits to research institutes and Non Governmental Organizations
Under the supervision of Dr. Kay Schaefer (MD, PhD, MSc, DTM&H) and in collaboration
with the Joint Clinical Research Centre in Kampala, Uganda, the Flying Medical Service in
Arusha, Tanzania and the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital in Ghana
60 CME hours from the
Medical Association in Düsseldorf, Germany
Kay Schaefer is a consultant in tropical medicine and traveler's health in Cologne, Germany. He holds an M.D. (University of Berlin), a Ph.D. (University of Amsterdam), an MSc in Clinical Tropical Medicine (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) and a DTM&H (University of London). He has lived for many years in East Africa, more info