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 teaching hospitals
  • 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

  • TROPMEDEX round-trip excursions are listed in:


    60 CME hours from the
    Medical Association in Düsseldorf, Germany

    Course Supervisor

    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