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Antarctica 2012

Dr Jason Rajakulendran, TMA member Sandringham, Victoria: As I marvelled over another penguin documentary in 2010, I wondered.. for what length of time would Antarctica remain

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Travelling with Cancer

…Written by Alice Springs TMA member : Dr D Mitchell Special issues regarding flying Cerebral oedema (swelling on the brain) may develop at altitude in people

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RUM Project … Spot Quiz

What you are supposed to do with old or expired drugs that may be laying around your house? A) flush them down the toilet B)

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Travelling Children

Travelling Children Some recent studies have documented the likelihood of illness in children travellers. They reported roughly one in 3 children who travel abroad, will acquire

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South African Holiday

TMA Member – Geelong Dr Paul Davey   Dr Paul Davey the medical director of The Travel Medicine Alliance Clinic Travel Health Geelong has recently

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Kayaking in Remote Solomons 
- Morovo Lagoon

Prepared by TMA Member Maitland Public Health Physicians also need travel health advice. Another satisfied (and healthy) Chromis customer. And the beautiful fish is our symbol. Check our website www.chromis.com.au for more information on us

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Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

… Prepared by TMA Member Maitland: Dr Puru Sagar Chromis A survey among travelers departing from Cuzco International airport in Peru showed that almost half

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Hantavirus

No vaccines will prevent this one though being knowledgeable of your accommodation and environment might help. This rare, but rather topical virus is carried by rodents and

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Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis A recent major conference in New Zealand has released a statement on this significant disease and its impact for the Australian and New

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South Pacific – Other precautions

Dr Colleen Lau Food and Water-borne Diseases The same precautions with food and water for developing countries apply in the Pacific Islands: Cook it, peel it,

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South Pacific – Leptospirosis

Dr Colleen Lau Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that is often misdiagnosed as dengue because symptoms can be very similar. The bacteria are carried by

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Travel Right, Travel Light

… Provided by Dr Joan Chamberlain, TMA member Rockhampton   Often people put a lot of time into their itinerary and flights but forget about pre

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