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Call Your Closest Clinic, Australia-Wide

All about Japanese Encephalitis

Dr Chris Rook Adelaide Member TMA Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a viral disease that can damage the brain and is transmitted by mosquitoes. It is the most common vaccine-preventable cause of epidemic encephalitis world-wide with most cases occurring in Asia. It was first identified in 1935 and it is estimated there are more than 30- […]

Uganda – volunteer in health clinic

Kate McGowan RN TravelBugs Adelaide It’s a week into my four week Uganda trip and I find myself in a not-unfamiliar environment. It feels like I’ve been here before: Poverty and lack of resources in the tropics tends to send cities into a familiar decline.  It’s warm, humid and hazy, the air is heavy with […]

My Adventure In Nepal….?

Be prepared for anything! I recently went on a trip to Nepal, it was not an adventure trip, just four fit and healthy women with a car and a driver. The aim of the trip was to have a good time and learn something new at a Travel Medicine Conference, which was being held in […]

Polio on the Rise

If you’re going backpacking Asia then maybe you should read this! Polio is back, and Typhoid is close behind!

Cruise Ship Nursing

Stacey Bonser, Registered Nurse, Adelaide   Cruise Ship Nursing After working in emergency and critical care for several years, I spent the next 3 years working on cruise ships as a Registered Nurse for Princess Cruises between 2010 and 2013.With this experience I was able to travel the world and visit over 160 ports and […]