This 5-day-course on Tropical Paediatrics and Global Child health was initiated in 2010 and has ever since taken place and been developed further on a yearly basis. It addresses the most important medical, intercultural, political and infrastructural aspects of Global Child Health.

Date

15.-19. May 2023
(arrival from Sunday 14. May 2023)

 

Venue

Schloß Rauischholzhausen

Info

Maximal no. of participants: 50
Course language: English

Welcome!

After the cancellation of the course in 2021 due to the pandemic and then moving it to spring time we are looking forward to welcoming you once again at castle Rauischholzhausen!

We would like to offer you again a varied programme of lectures, practical small group work and clinically oriented seminars. In addition, there will be plenty of time for international exchange of plans and experiences

As our planning progresses, you will continually find more details about the schedule and lecturers on this page.

Provisional Schedule

Here you can find the preliminary topics of the course. There will be an evening program and case presentations from our international guests on some of the days.

Dinner available on Sunday evening (Starts between 19:00-20:00)

Daily breakfast (7-8:30), Lunch (approx. 12:45-14:15) and Dinner (approx. 18:45-20:00)
Two coffee breaks each day
Evening programm after dinner on some days

Thursday night: Farewell party with motto!

Departure on Friday after lunch (approx. 14:00)

COVID-19: You will receive updates on hygiene regulations which will apply during the course.

Arrival possible from Sunday onwards
Check-In from 17:00 with dinner around 19-20:00

Start: approx. 8:45   —   End: approx. 21:00

  • Introduction round
  • Introduction to Global Child Health”
  • Overview of international programms
  • Further topics follow
  • Evening programm

Start: approx. 8:45   —   End: approx. 21:00

  • Introduction into the caring for a critically ill child in a resource-limited setting
  • Practical workshops regarding “the critically ill child” – i.e. malaria, neurological or respiratory emergencies, malnutrition, shock and ETAT
  • International case presentations
  • Further details to be announced
  • Evening programm

Start: Approx. 8:45   —   End: Approx. 21:00

  • Practical workshops regarding interventions in a resource-limited setting (i.e. invasive techniques, KMC, bCPAP, hospital and community neonatology)
  • Introduction into the big topics HIV/AIDS, malnutrition and tuberculosis
  • International case presentations
  • Further details to be announced
  • Evening programm

Start: Approx. 8:45   —   End: Approx. 21:00

  • Practical workshops about HIV/AIDS, malnutrition and tuberculosis
  • Contributions from other specialties (i.e. surgery, dermatology, oncology, family medicine, …)
  • International case presentations
  • Further details to be announced
  • Farewell party with motto and music

Start: Approx. 8:45   —   End: Approx. 14:00

  • Course content to be announced
  • Feedback round and good-bye

Course fee and registration

The price includes course participation, accommodation from 14-19 May, meals and coffee breaks from Sunday (dinner) to Friday (lunch) and course materials. The price does not include alcoholic beverages and drinks outside of those served at meals and coffee breaks, as well as transport costs and any compulsory Sars-CoV-2 testing we may incur.

Scholarships for colleagues from countries with limited resources will be awarded again in 2023. Applications are possible until 15 October 2022 (to: gtpscholarships(a)globalchildhealth.de). Please send a letter of motivation including a curriculum vitae. Further details can be found under the subheading “Sponsoring of international colleagues“.

Registration soon open

Regular fee non-member

from 16.3.23
1200€

Regular fee non-member

Early Bird until 15.3.23
1100 €

Member of GTP/ESPID

from 16.3.23
1100 €

Mitglieder-Preis GTP/ESPID

Early Bird until 15.3.23
1000 €

Venue

We are pleased to be able to hold our course again in 2022 at Schloss Rauischholzhausen, the conference and training facility of the University of Giessen. This historic and beautiful venue is tailor-made for our course as it offers the possibility to accommodate all participants, organizers and lecturers in one place, good facilities and a very fair financial framework. The versatile room selection meets our demand of lectures combined with small group work. Catering includes three main meals and two coffee breaks per day. Vegan and vegetarian options are available at each meal. Hosting the course there for the first time in 2016 has proven to be a complete success. We will keep you informed about current Sars-CoV-2 hygiene regulations here on our homepage.

Schloßpark 1, 35085 Ebsdorfergrund

Sponsoring and support

We sincerely thank all the volunteer co-organizers of the course for their years of dedication as well as our financial supporters!
We assure you that our intensive course is designed to be product and service neutral and all content is independent of commercial interests. No services and/or products are advertised. Possible conflicts of interest are disclosed in a self-disclosure.

European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Kindermissionswerk “Die Sternsinger”