Medicine In The Jungle 2020 POSTPONED // Our Next CME Adventure Holiday

Bukit Lawang, Sumatra 2020
Due to the current worldwide presence of COVID19 we have decided to POSTPONE Jungle Medicine until it is deemed safe to travel internationally
Please let us know if you would be interested in joining us when we resume EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FORM BELOW

Expressions of Interest for Jungle Medicine

Intrepid Medicine in the Jungle:

A Medical Conference that is more than Education it's an Adventure

A Medical Conference that is more than education it's rejuvenation.

An Adventure that returns you to your workplace relaxed and ready to give your best.

An Adventure Holiday + CME that gives you time to unwind, rewild and reconnect to what's important.

 

"DARE TO BE DIFFERENT AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

When you register with us  you are helping your hosts Green Hill Guest House to  continue their conservation work, contribute to the local economy and engage with and empower the local forest edge community’s.”

 

Accommodation

We will be staying in Bukit Lawang, a small village on the edge of the Gunung Leuser National Park. 

  • Rooms are basic, with mosquito nets, open-air bathrooms and comfortable beds.
  • Experience great food and the friendliest people in Sumatra to look after us during our stay.

All delegates and their partners are welcome and included in all activities whilst at Bukit Lawang. Partners are welcome at most conference sessions and are actively encouraged to attend sessions which interest them.

 

 

What’s included:

  • Transfers to and from Medan airport
  • Accommodation 6 nights in Bukit Lawang
  • Food - most meals will be provided while staying in Bukit Lawang, lunch will be provided on treks and at Base Camp
  • Water  refills bring your own reusable water bottle
  • Trekking
  • Conference for Delegates - medical and non-medical
  • Activities  for non-delegates    

What’s not included

  • Airfares
  • Personal spending money
  • Gratuities for staff, guides, drivers, porters
  • Beverages Alcohol, Soft drink, Juice
  • Extra activities outside of those covered by the conference

 

 

Medicine in the Jungle has been POSTPONED due to COVID19.

We will resume these events as soon as it is safe for us all to travel internationally again.

 

For more information on Bukit Lawang and the local area check out our host's website

Proposed Program for Medicine in the Jungle Events when we resume 

Date TBD

Day 1 Sunday 

  • Arrive Medan airport
  • Pick up by local BL driver  to drive to Bukit Lawang
  • Stay at Green Hill Guest House ( or other similar accommodation )
  • Welcome evening at Green Hill Guest House

Day 2 Monday 

Breakfast

  • Half day trekking and rafting

Lunch

  • 1:00pm Jungle ecosystems: Wildlife and Human Diseases
    "Keeping the Wildlife Wild" - Andrea Molyneaux MScc, MRSB owner of Green Hill Guest House and Kuta Langis Base Camp and holds a Masters Degree in Primate Conservation
  • Viruses: Monkeys versus Humans
  • Local Population Health: North Sumatra
  • 4:00pm Environmental medical hazards in the tropical jungle environment - Dr. Brad Hulcombe FRNZCUC, DiMM

Dinner

Day 3 Tuesday 

Breakfast

  • Delegates travel to Base Camp 30min drive
  • 10:00am Tropical Medicine

Lunch at Base Camp

  • 1:00pm Disaster and Relief Medicine 
  • Enabling the locals after volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis
  • 3:00 Return to Bukit Lawang

Partners Day - Village activity -  ½ day village walking tour,village  becak tour, cooking class, market

Dinner

Day 4 Wednesday 

  • All travel to Base Camp
  •  10:00am Ethnobotany - natural and local pharmaceutical agents 
  • a Traditional versus Western perspective

Lunch

  • 1:00pm Tropical Travel Medicine

Dinner

Day 5 Thursday 

Breakfast

  • All travel to Base Camp 
  • 10:00am Jungle Medicine toolkit and trek survival

Lunch

  • 1:00pm What happens when the Doctor  gets sick or injured
    Return to Bukit Lawang

Dinner

Day 6 Friday 

Breakfast

  • Full day trek from Bukit Lawang or Base Camp   
  • Wilderness Medical Scenarios: recognising traditional medicinal plants,

Lunch

  • Wilderness Medical Scenarios: -  getting the injured/ sick person out the of jungle 

Dinner

Day 7 Saturday 

Breakfast

  • Leave Bukit Lawang
    Return transfer to Medan airport

All sessions, times, content and locations are subject to change depending on the local conditions.

We are in the jungle be prepared for last minute changes.

As with all Intrepid Medical Conferences we ask each delegate to prepare a 15 min presentation on a topic of their choice related to the conference content. It doesn’t have to directly be about jungle medicine, but it should be fun and interactive.

Our conferences are Sponsor Free.  The cost of the conference is not endorsed or subsidised by other companies such as pharmaceuticals.  This is a deliberate decision, in order to fit with our philosophy of best-evidenced medicine.

 

Pricing

Medical Doctors

PRICE TBD

Transfers
Accommodation
Most Meals
Treks
Conference

Medical Non Dr

PRICE TBD 

Transfers
Accommodation
Most Meals
Treks
Conference

Partner

PRICE TBD 

Transfers
Accommodation
Most Meals
Treks
Activities

Kids

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