Will you congregation go on an international mission trip this summer?

Greetings,

 

The research team within the Global Health Department at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health is conducting a research study for international travelers, 18 years and older, who are traveling by plane or boat (cruise.) The results of this study will be used to develop vaccine recommendations for international travelers.  We need to recruit 538 participants over the next year (until April 2016) and would like your help sending out information to advertise our study.  We are interested in recruiting teams going out for international mission work.

 

We are looking for study participants who meet the following criteria:

*             Planning international travel to destinations other than Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, or Japan

*             Planning a cruise with at least one port of call outside the US

*             The trip must be between 3 and 14 days

*             At least 18 years of age

*             Members of travel groups may participate independently of the participation of other group members (i.e. OK if even only one person from your group decides to participate in the study)

 

Participation includes one pre-travel study visit at Emory University or the Travel Well Clinic at Emory Midtown Hospital, collection of pre-travel and post-travel stool samples, completion of a daily diary during travel and 3 post-travel entries, and follow up phone calls at 3 and 6 months after travel. Study participants will be compensated up to $185 for their time.

 

We would be grateful if you could disseminate the attached flyer and information to your Missions Director, your congregation, and other pastors in the Atlanta and surrounding areas. Our study coordinator (Kia Colbert) is available to come to your church to enroll participants, particularly groups of people, and/or give a brief presentation to the missions group and/or pastors. She can be reached at klausti@emory.edu or 470-218-5886.

 

Thanks,

The International Traveler's Study Team

Global Health Department

Emory University Rollins School of Public Health

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