International Society of Travel Medicine
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CISTM17 Scientific Program

The CISTM17 Theme is The Changing Face of Travel Medicine: Anticipating its Global Impact, and has several subcategories as outlined below.

The Changing Face of Travel Medicine: Anticipating its Global Impact

GLOBAL IMPACT OF TRAVEL

  • Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Pollution, environment
  • Mass gatherings
  • Cross-border pathogens
  • Asia Pacific Travel Trends

HEALTHCARE ABROAD

  • Planned care abroad - medical tourism
  • Travellers' access to care
  • Vulnerable traveller/traveller in trouble

MIGRATION AND TRAVEL FOR WORK

  • Global trends
  • Work force migration
  • Health related to migration

TRAVEL MEDICINE AND THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY

  • Synergy between these two sectors
  • Responsible practices

TRAVEL MEDICINE IN A DIGITAL WORLD

  • Cybersecurity in travel
  • Social Media
  • The connected traveler- telecommunication and travel
  • Other topics

THE SCIENCE OF TRAVEL HEALTH

  • How to Develop a Research Question
  • Travellers as a Model for Clinical Research
  • Medical education and training in travel medicine
  • Diagnostics in Travel Medicine
 

The CISTM17 Call for Abstracts will open late 2020 and will be accepted in the following topics:

  • Air Travel
  • Communication and Technology
  • Destination
  • Disaster/Conflicts/Military
  • During Travel (accessing medical care)
  • Education/Training
  • Emerging Infections
  • Global Travel Trends
  • Impact on Host Country (responsible travel)
  • Infectious Diseases (including antimicrobial resistance)
  • Mental Health
  • Migrants
  • Non-Infectious Disease Travel Risks (pulmonary embolism, jet lag, environment, injuries, trauma, security)
  • One Health and Zoonoses
  • Post Travel
  • Pre-Travel prep/advice
  • Special Traveller (pregnancy, pediatrics, elderly, immunosuppressed, students, business travelers, military, long-stay travelers/expatriates)
  • Special Activities (altitude, diving, eco-tourism, expeditions, mass gatherings, medical relief, medical tourism, voluntourism, wilderness)
  • Traveller's Diarrhoea
  • Tropical Infectious Diseases
  • Vaccines




Christina Coyle, United States of America, CISTM17 Scientific Program Committee Chair
Gerard Flaherty, Ireland, CISTM17 Scientific Program Committee Co-Chair
Camilla Rothe, Germany, CISTM17 Scientific Program Committee Associate Chair
Priscilla Rupali, India, CISTM17 Scientific Program Committee Associate Chair
Eli Schwartz, Israel, CISTM17 Scientific Program Committee Associate Chair