Providing immunizations

Providing preventative medications such as antimalarial and antidiarrheal

Education on precautions regarding foods and water, insect bites, altitude sickness, and etc.

Information on environmental hazard such as pollution, high altitude, traffic safety

Preparing and addressing traveler’s special needs such as those with diabetes and infants

Travel 

Medicine

Travel medicine is what's keeping you safe and healthy when you travel internationally. It the whole practice of providing pre-travel preventative care and includes:

 

Travel by Location

These are the recommended vaccines by medical experts on each location.

Vaccines for Africa
Vaccines for Asia
Vaccines for SouthEast Asia
Vaccines for Caribbean and Mexico
Vaccines for Caribbean and Mexico
Vaccines for Europe
Vaccines for Europe
Vaccines for Oceania and Australia
Vaccines for Oceania
Vaccines for South America
Vaccines for South America
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Travel Diseases

 

These are the most common travel diseases that are fatal but easily preventable

CHIKUNGUNYA

In a language spoken in Tanzania and Mozambique, ‘Chikungunya’ means ‘walking bent over’, which may result from severe joint pain

DIPHTHERIA

An estimated 5-10% of people who get the infection will die from complications

CHOLERA

Cholera is a serious public health problem worldwide

HEPATITIS A

Recovery from the illness can take people weeks or months, leading to time absent from work, school, or daily life

DENGUE FEVER

An estimated 500,000 people with severe dengue hospitalization each year

HEPATITIS B

More than 686,000 people die every year due to complications of Hepatitis B, including cirrhosis and liver cancer

JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS

JE virus is the most important cause of viral encephalitis in Asia.

MENINGOCOCCAL MENINGITIS

Meningococcal meningitis is a bacterial form of meningitis, a serious infection of the thin lining that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.

RABIES

Rabies is a viral disease, which occurs in more than 150 countries and territories.
Once symptoms are present, rabies is almost always fatal.

LYME DISEASE

 The red, bullseye shaped rash (also known as erythema migrans) can develop in up to 90% of cases within 2-30 days (average is about 7 days) of the tick bite

PERTUSSIS

(WHOOPING COUGH)

One out of two babies who get whooping cough infection before the age of one 1-year-old needs to be hospitalized.

TETANUS

Tetanus is caused by a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium tetani.

MALARIA​

All travellers travelling to malaria-risk areas should take preventative malarial medications as a precautionary measure. 

POLIO

Although polio is asymptomatic in the majority of cases, in approximately 1% of cases, it attacks the central nervous system and leads to paralysis.

TICK-BORNE ENCEPHALITIS

TBE is a viral disease affecting the central nervous system.

TRAVELLER'S DIARRHEA

Approximately 20% of travellers are confined to bed for 1–2 days with travellers’ diarrhoea, and 40% have to change their travel plans

TYPHOID

Typhoid fever is caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi (S. Typhi), which only lives in humans.

TUBERCULOSIS

1 in 3 of the world's population have been infected with the TB bacteria but have not (yet) become ill as a result (known as talent TB)

YELLOW FEVER


This refers to jaundice that affects some patients.
Is an endemic and intermittently epidemic in parts of Africa and South America.

ZIKA

The species of mosquito that transmits Zika is the same as the mosquito that transmits Dengue, Chikungunya and Yellow Fever

CHIKUNGUNYA

In a language spoken in Tanzania and Mozambique, ‘Chikungunya’ means ‘walking bent over’, which may result from severe joint pain

DIPHTHERIA

An estimated 5-10% of people who get the infection will die from complications

JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS

JE virus is the most important cause of viral encephalitis in Asia.

MENINGOCOCCAL MENINGITIS

Meningococcal meningitis is a bacterial form of meningitis, a serious infection of the thin lining that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.

RABIES

Rabies is a viral disease, which occurs in more than 150 countries and territories.
Once symptoms are present, rabies is almost always fatal.

TRAVELLER'S DIARRHEA

Approximately 20% of travellers are confined to bed for 1–2 days with travellers’ diarrhoea, and 40% have to change their travel plans

YELLOW FEVER

This refers to jaundice that affects some patients.
Is an endemic and intermittently epidemic in parts of Africa and South America.

CHOLERA

Cholera is a serious public health problem worldwide

HEPATITIS A

Recovery from the illness can take people weeks or months, leading to time absent from work, school, or daily life