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Many travel destinations expose people to unfamiliar environments.

These risks are easily managed provided you have up to date pre-departure health information, correct immunisations, and a travellers medical kit.

Watch the video for a lighthearted look at health risks to travellers 

Travel medicine specialists 

  • are more familiar with the exact risks in the various countries, regions and itineraries, and how to best manage those risks.
  • receive regular bulletins about health risks around the world, and spend time studying this special area.
  • have the ISTM certificate of knowledge or similar qualification.
  • Can generally provide useful things such as International Vaccination  record books, medical kits
  • Can generally give vaccines and medication a bit cheaper due to better contacts with suppliers

Useful links 

Choice story on travel medicine providers

www.yellowfever.com.au

www.thetraveldoctor.com.au/tips.html

Choosing a travel doctor

http://articles.latimes.com/2004/apr/18/travel/tr-healthy18

Travel Health Information

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