Description: The module’s main objective is to present the audience with relevant information regarding infectious diseases that the involved personnel may be exposed to while dealing with large masses of migrating people, as well as guidelines for basic medical care that should be provided to the migrants.

Objectives: Upon completion the trainees will be able to:

  1. List the infectious diseases that personnel may be in contact with.
  2. Take precautions while dealing with migrants to avoid containing these diseases.
  3. Describe the steps for providing medical care to migrants at sea.


The duration of the module is 3 training hours.