GeoSentinel updates

The UBC tropical medicine clinic is a member of the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network.


GeoSentinel is a worldwide communication and data collection network for the surveillance of travel related morbidity. It was initiated in 1995 by the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) with support from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a network of ISTM member travel/tropical medicine clinics. GeoSentinel clinics are situated to effectively detect geographic and temporal trends in morbidity among travelers, immigrants and refugees.

GeoSentinel Form – 2017

Please include your name and contact telephone number on the form and fax back to the Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases Office at 604-875-4013. 

Please email enquiries to Dr. Katherine Plewes, GeoSentinel site director:


Quarterly reports 

Please find below links to the Vancouver site GeoSentinel quarterly reports.  These reports list the diagnoses and travel destinations of all cases reported to GeoSentinel over the 3 month period of time.

2018 Q1 (Dec – Feb 2018)

2017 Q4 (Sep – Nov 2017)

2017 Q3 (Jun – Aug 2017)

2017 Q2 (Mar – May 2017)

2017 Q1 (Dec – Feb 2017)


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