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Learn Tropical Medicine in the Tropics
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The Gorgas Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine
February 1 - April 2, 1999
Lima, Peru

Annual 9 week Diploma course

Sponsored by the Gorgas Memorial Institute and given in Lima, Peru at the 
Tropical Medicine Institute, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia this unique 
tropical medicine training initiative combines an international faculty (North 
America, Peru, Africa) with didactic and formal bedside teaching right in the 
tropics:

- 320 contact hours (in English)
- 160 formal lecture hours, 
- plus diagnostic laboratory, 
- daily ward rounds on a 36-bed tropical disease unit 
- or daily out-patient clinic and case conferences,
- two 4-day teaching trips to field clinics in the Andes and Amazon,
- on-site Education Resource Facility with internet wired PC's,
- complete collection of reference texts,
- teaching slides,
- WHO/PAHO videos.

Targeted to physicians, nurses, public health professionals interested in 
tropical medicine and emerging pathogens. Accredited by the American Society of 
Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Limited number of full scholarships available to those who are both nationals 
and residents of developing world countries.

Scholarship application deadline October 15, 1998

For a full information package contact:

David O. Freedman, MD
The Gorgas Memorial Institute
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama 35294 2170, USA
Tel: +1-205-934-2687
Fax: +1-205-933-5671
mailto:gorgas@geomed.dom.uab.edu
http://medinfo.dom.uab.edu/Gorgas/Course.html (URL is case sensitive)

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