18th ICID | International Congress on Infectious Diseases, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Gorgas Courses at the ICID

For the first time the ICID is collaborating with the Gorgas Courses in Clinical Tropical Medicine. With hands-on sessions focusing on hot topics, critical advances and patient case discussions in clinical tropical medicine, this is a not-to-be missed opportunity to engage with renowned Gorgas Courses faculty. The sessions are developed for Congress attendees wishing to update their knowledge in tropical medicine and for those who want to learn more about the Gorgas Courses. The partnership with the Gorgas Courses is part of the overall scientific program for the 18th ICID.

Gorges Course Clinical Tropical Medicine I - Friday, March 2, 2018, 15:15-16:45hrs
Eduardo Gotuzzo

  • Lecture 1: HTLV-1 - a neglected disease with great clinical impact
  • Lecture 2: Typhoid fever: global perspective
  • Clinical case discussions

Gorgas Course Clinical Tropical Medicine II - Saturday, March 3, 2018, 10:15 to 12:15hrs
David Freedman
•         Lecture 1: Medical considerations before international travel
•         Lecture 2: Infections in returning travelers
•         Clinical case discussions


Gorges Course Clinical Tropical Medicine III - Saturday, March 3, 2018, 15:15 to 16:45hrs
Pedro Legua

  • Lecture: Echinococcosis
  • Clinical case discussions

Gorges Course Clinical Tropical Medicine IV - Sunday, March 4, 2018, 10:15 to 12:15hrs
Francisco Bravo

  • Lecture: Emerging infectious diseases of the skin 
  • Clinical case discussions
No separate registration is required for attendees at the 18th ICID.

For information about the Gorgas Courses see: https://www.uab.edu/medicine/gorgas/