International Travel and Health

International Travel and Health

WHO publication to help you travel safely

International travel and health is a WHO publication that offers guidance on the full range of health risks likely to be encountered at specific destinations and associated with different types of travel – from business, humanitarian and leisure travel to backpacking and adventure tours.

The guidance is intended to help the medical profession to be fully aware of potential risks and to provide appropriate advice, whether this concerns recommended vaccinations, protection against insects and other disease vectors, or safety in different environmental settings.

Features of the guide include:

  • Helpful medical and travel information from the World Health Organization
  • Travel tips
  • Vaccination requirements
  • Air travel
  • Complete text can be found on-line at http://www.who.int/ith/en/
  • Full text search

Chapters include:

  • Health Risks
  • Accidents
  • Diseases
  • Malaria
  • Country info and vaccination requirements
  • Disease maps

A comprehensive guide to travelling safely around the world.

International Travel and Health

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International Travel and Health