Challenges in Travel Medicine

Challenges in Travel Medicine

27 June 2020

SOAS University of London


  • Postponed

    This event has been postponed. A member of the team will be in contact shortly with further details.

    This programme provides an absolute feast of exciting speakers addressing topical and challenging issues across a wide range of travel health practice. Expect to be entertained as well as informed, so please book early as demand is likely to be very high.

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand the value and importance of keeping up to date in the practice of travel health
    • Describe a new development in the field of travel medicine that the participant was previously unaware of
    • Identify new aspects of travel health advice relevant to delivering high standards of care to travellers

    This meeting is initiated and funded by Emergent Biosolutions. The company is exhibiting at the meeting but has had no input into the educational content which has been developed independently by the Faculty of Travel Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

    Due to the generous support of Emergent Biosolutions we are offering a limited number of free Affiliate Memberships of the Faculty of Travel Medicine to Non-Member delegates.

    Affiliate Member benefits include:

    • Free subscription to TMAID Journal
    • Access to our extensive College Library including e-books and lending. You will also receive free one to one reference, research and study guidance
    • Discounted rates on CPD accredited clinical and non-clinical skills courses
    • Access to College scholarships and awards
    • Free access to Emporiatrics – our online Travel Medicine educational resource, with two editions annually
    • Discounted rates at educational symposia and events

    If you would like to take up this offer please contact quoting ‘Challenges In Travel Medicine’ for further information.

    Suitable for:

    • Travel Medicine Nurses
    • Travel Healthcare Professionals
    • Travel Medicine Doctors
    • Travel Medicine Pharmacist

    Thanks to our sponsors

  • 27 June

    Registration and breakfast

    27 June


    Jane Chiodini
    Dean Faculty of Travel Medicine

    27 June

    Influenza, past present and future

    Prof Maria Zambon
    Deputy Director of National Infection Service
    Director of Reference Microbiology Services at Public Health England

    27 June

    Untreatable STIs, scaremongering or reality?

    Dr Helen Fifer
    Consultant Microbiologist, Public Health England

    27 June

    Morning break

    27 June

    Viral encephalitis - many causes, few vaccines

    Dr Benedict D. Michael
    Senior Clinician Scientist Fellow
    Institute of Infection and Global Health, UoL
    Honorary Consultant Neurologist, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

    27 June

    So, what bit me?

    Dr Alex Kew
    Infectious diseases and Microbiology Registrar

    27 June

    The Hottest News in Travel Medicine

    Jane Chiodini
    Dean Faculty of Travel Medicine

    27 June


    27 June

    How do we get the message across?

    Dr Chris van Tulleken
    Fellow in Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine, Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
    BBC broadcaster and Honorary Associate Professor in the Division of Infection at UCL

    27 June

    Yellow fever vaccine - addressing the challenging questions

    Dr Kali Perrow
    Medicial Lead, Travel and International Health
    NHS National Services Scotland, Health Protection Scotland

    27 June

    Afternoon Break

    27 June

    An immunocompromised traveller, a day in the life of a consultant in Travel Medicine

    Dr Nicky Longley
    Consultant in Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
    Hospital for Tropical Diseases and Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Topical Medicine

    27 June

    OK for TV celebrities? The real world of 'bush tucker' and what it can do to you!

    Prof Peter Chiodini
    Consultant Parasitologist
    Hospital for Tropical Diseases

    27 June

    Summary and close
  • Category Product Amount
    Member (Free Place + £25 Booking Fee) Registrations £25
    Non-Member (Free Place + £35 Booking Fee) Registrations £35
  • SOAS University of London

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Closing date: 12 March 2020


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