Infections in the individual both travelers and migrants using knowledge of infections in different regions of the world. The course will give an introduction to major infectious diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, HIV, yellow fever and others with emphasis on geographical distribution, difference in morbidity and mortality between different parts of the world, clinical signs and symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and control. Advice to travelers will be discussed and appropriate investigations in immigrants will be reviewed. Emphasis will be on the difference in incidence, prevalence, morbidity and mortality between countries and continents. Appropriate control programs will be discussed, both at national and international level.
The course will teach practical diagnostics of intestinal parasites and blood parasites like malaria through "hands-on" practical’s and will give an introduction to so called “rapid tests”.
The course will enable the student to work in other countries especially developing countries providing background knowledge of disease prevalence, principles of diagnosis, treatment and a brief introduction to community control and prevention.
Exam info and full course description can be found in the course catalogue.
3-4 years studies within medicine or other related education.
If the number of places on the course are exceeded by the number of applications received, priority will be given to applicants with knowledge of the Danish health system. This could be obtained through a clinical stay at a hospital.
Exchange students: nomination from your home university
Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency
You can read more about admission here.