Travel & Health

Our goal is to identify risk and protective factors for health during travel (discovery science), to test if travel advice and interventions improve health (evaluation science), and to assess ways to implement these findings into travel clinics and daily life (implementation science).

 

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Euro TravNet

Pat Schlagenhauf

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Euro TravelNet collates data on travel related illness imported to Europe.

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Geosentinel

Pat Schlagenhauf

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The Geosentinel Network monitors travel-related illnesses and links epidemiological data with exposure information.

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The HAIR Study

Pat Schlagenhauf

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We are studying the hair concentrations of anti-malarials in returned travellers.

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Infection Tracking in Travellers (ITIT)

Pat Schlagenhauf

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The ITIT project collects data on infections in travellers using a mobile App (ITIT) and enables bottom-up surveillance of travel-related illness.

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Mosquitos on Board (MoB)

Pat Schlagenhauf

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The goal of this project is to investigate imported vectors (such as mosquitoes) that stow away in planes and are carried to Europe.

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Swisscoy

Pat Schlagenhauf

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This is a cohort study of the epidemiology of respiratory pathogens acquired during deployment in Kosovo.

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The ALPHA (AnaLysis of PHarmacokinetics of Amikacin) Study

Sabine Haller

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A prospective, observational pilot study looking at the relationship between drug values and toxicities in patients receiving the standard treatment for multi drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).

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TravelPrEPared

Dunja Nicca

Benjamin Hampel

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Sexual health during and after travel: Integrating proven approaches from the prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted infections into counseling at the Center for Travel Medicine.

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