Travel Medicine Short Course

Stay on top of a constantly growing and evolving body of medical knowledge to provide quality care to patients.

No. of Modules: 5

Course Duration: 6 Hours

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Language: English

Enrolment: 47

Course Validity: 02 July 2021 – 02 July 2022

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This online course is targeted at all healthcare professionals with a particular interest in clinical and preventive care to provide patient-centered care in Travel Medicine. The course has a total of 5 modules exploring various topics ranging from Introduction to Travel Medicine, Applied Adult and Adolescent Vaccinology in Travel Medicine, Travel Medicine in the Elderly, Travel Medicine in the Medical Comorbid Population and Travel Medicine in the Covid-19 Pandemic & Post-Pandemic Era.

Each module consists of 10 pre-test and post-test questions in a multiple-choice format and an educational video lecture having practical-based examples on the delivery of preventive travel medical care.

This course is CPD accredited for KMPDC, COC, and PPB members - (pending approval for NCK members).

On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a course completion e-Certificate which you'll be able to download from your end and CPD points provided by Daktari Online. KMPDC: 10 points, COC: 5 points, PPB: 5 points

This course serves as a pilot program to address the current gap in the delivery of preventive care in Travel Medicine.

Course Objectives:
       To understand the importance of travel medicine in the wider realm of clinical and preventive medicine
       To understand the importance of pre-travel consultation as the bedrock of travel medicine practice
       To be able to distinguish the different categories of vaccines used in a travel medicine clinic (routine, recommended, and required)
       To be able to determine which vaccine is required for which specific group of travelers (elderly, comorbid travelers, etc.)
       To be able to undertake safe prescribing of malarial chemoprophylaxis among different categories of travelers.

Course Details

Benefits for learners:
  •     Evidence-based latest clinical recommendations
  •     Continued professional development and learning
  •     E-Certificate awarded on successful completion of the course 
  •     Course Delivery: Online modular platform 
  •     CPD Accreditation: KMPDC: 10 points, COC: 5 points, PPB: 5 points provided by Daktari Online

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Course Instructor(s)

Paul Yonga (MBChB, MSPH, MRCP (Edin.)

Dr. Paul Yonga, an infectious disease specialist and clinical epidemiologist with expertise in tropical and travel medicine. He is also accredited to provide immigration screening for South Africa, Greece, Spain, Saudi Arabia, and China, as well as adult and adolescent vaccinations as per the I-693 requirements for immigration to the U.S.

He is the founding Chair, Fountain Projects and Research Office (FOPRO) and Principal Investigator & Clinical Epidemiologist, FOPRO Clinical Research Centre, Eldoret.
He is also a Consultant Infectiologist and Tropical/Travel Medicine Specialist, CA Medlynks Clinic and Laboratory, Nairobi, Kenya


1. Introduction to Travel Medicine

2. Applied Adult & Adolescent Vaccinology in Travel Medicine

3. Travel Medicine in the Elderly: Basic Principles

4. Travel Medicine in the Medical Comorbid

5. Travel Medicine in the Covid-19 Pandemic & Post-Pandemic Era

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