Course on Travel and Tropical Medicine 2013 (HCTTM-11)

IPK Tropical Institute, in HAVANA, CUBA

Coordinators:P. de Beer, MD (MST) N. Cantelar (IPK)

Accreditation requested to KNMG SGRC NETHERLANDS and The Netherlands


9:00 – 10:00 Cuban Health System. An overview Prof. Manuel Diaz Jidy
10:00 – 11:00 Cuban AIDS program Prof. Alejandro Trujillo
11:00 – 12:00 HIV diagnosis and therapy Prof. Jorge Perez Avila
12:00 – 13:00 Some water food transmitted diseases
Hepatitis A,Giardiasis,Amebiasis, Schistosomiasis
Prof. Lodelvio Martinez
13:00 – 14:00 Cholera, Menigitis, Typhoid fever Prof. Manuel Díaz Jidy


8:45 – 13:00

Visit to and teaching in a Family Physician Clinic
located in the "Old Havana":

"T Tomay”

Prof. Nereyda Cantelar

Maria Luisa Torres Paez


9:00 – 10:00 Haemorrhagic viral diseases.Ebola Prof. Nereyda Cantelar
10:00 – 10:45 Tropical Medicine Import pathology GUEST INVITED EXPERT
11:15 – 11:45 Hanta virus. An approach Prof. Roberto Fernández
11:45 – 12:30 Malaria Prof Dora Ginorio
12:30 – 14:15

Visit to IPK clinic. Bedside teaching

Visit Parmacological Department

Parallel sessions

Prof. Manuel Diaz Jidy

Prof. Ronaldo Tapanes

Prof. Eric Martinez


9:00 – 10:20

Resurgence of Infectious Diseases:

Dengue virus and Dengue haemorrhagic fever

Diagnosis dengue virus

Prof Angel M Diaz

Prof Maria Guzmann

10:20 – 11:00

Interactive presentation on Tropical Medicine


11:00 – 12:00

National guidelines in Travel Medicine

Update in Travel Medicine2011

Psychiatric diseases and Travel

Peter de Beer, MD, ( Hol)

Prof Martin Grobusch

12:00– 12:35

Tuberculosis. Epidemiology, diagnosis

treatment and control

Prof. Ernesto Montoro

12:35– 13:00

Future epidemics :Bird Flu/Influenza: update

Prof. Suset Oropesa


Notes on Repatriation of The Sick Traveler

Peter de Beer, MD,DTM H

13:30 14:00

Evaluation and Certificate


Training INTESTINAL PARASITES (Prof. Pelayo Nuñez

parallelsession for Microbiologist and Pharmacysts

Havana Course on Travel and Tropical Medicine (HCTTM)

March 14- 17th, 2011

IPK Tropical Institute, in HAVANA, CUBA

Coordinators: Peter de Beer, MD,DTM (MST-NL) Drs. N. Cantelar (IPK-Cuba).

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