Travel Medicine - What you need to know before you travel

Travel Medicine - What you need to know before you travel

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What you need to know before you travel

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This is an ONLINE event.

THE LINK WILL BE SENT TO YOU 2 days, 1 day, 12 hours, 30 mins & 1 min BEFORE THE EVENT

Prophylaxis against malaria:

• The NICE Guidelines

• The importance of physical Barriers

• Conventional Medications

• Homeopathic Complementary approaches

Vaccination requirements for travel –

• Which vaccinations are for foreign diseases are and which are part of the routine schedule?

• How likely are you to be at risk?

What to take with you in your travel pack

"Risk assessment is important to rationalise pre-travel preparation, but the advice needs to reflect the health risk and not the interventions available ... Health promotion and health education need to be the focus of pre-travel consultations. Risk assessment should be based on a broader view than administering drugs and vaccines."(1)


• The importance of taking adequate measures for pre-existing health conditions

• Food and water hygiene - Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Cholera, [Hepatitis B], Oral rehydration

• Insect Bite Avoidance - Yellow Fever, Malaria - 'Clinical Evidence' based Guidelines

• Physical Barriers, Antimalarial drugs - indications and contraindications, Homoeopathic complementary approaches

• Diseases for which Vaccines are compulsory in some countries - Yellow Fever, Meningococcal Disease - Hajj & Umrah Pilgrimages

• Japanese Encephalitis B

• Vaccination recommendations for travel – How to assess your risk

• Safe aeroplane travel, anti-thrombosis measures

• What to take with you in your travel pack


That those participating

• Realise that the commonest reason for repatriation is inadequate treatment of pre-existing health conditions when abroad.

• Have a clear understanding of the benefits and risks of of current travel advice.

• Have practical advice on how to minimise risk and maximise benefits of travel.

• Have simple guidelines for managing illness abroad for themselves and their family.

You will be able to access this lecture from 7.15 PM – if you receive no link by 3 hours before please email me

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