20 Sep 2018
NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the tuberculosis (TB) country specific information in order to provide up-to-date recommendations for travellers and travel health professionals Read more
13 Sep 2018
Save the date - Saturday 9 February 2019 Read more
10 Sep 2018
An outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever has been reported in Pakistan Read more
03 Sep 2018
An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
30 Aug 2018
A yellow fever vaccination certificate is now required for all travellers aged 1 year or over going to French Guiana Read more
29 Aug 2018
The risk areas for malaria transmission in South Africa have been reviewed by the South African authorities resulting in changes to guidance for UK travellers Read more
25 Sep 2018 Kenya
A new case of cholera was reported from the Kakuma refugee camp, Turkana County, on 8 September 2018. This case was discharged on 13 September 2018 and notified five days after the Ministry of Health declared the end of the latest cholera outbreak (on 3 September 2018). The last case in Turkana County was reported on 9 July 2018.
25 Sep 2018 Niger
Since 5 July 2018 to 7 September 2018 a total of 3403 suspected cholera cases, including 67 deaths have been reported. Five new health districts, Keita, Madawa Dakoro, Mirriah and Aguie, have reported new cases recently. Madanroufa district remains the most affected district, accounting for 75% (2545) of the reported cases.
21 Sep 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 18 September 2018, a total of 142 cases, including 97 deaths have been reported. Of the 142 cases, 111 are confirmed and 31 remain probable. An additional seven suspected cases are being investigated. Seven health zones in North Kivu Province and one neighbouring health zone in Ituri Province have reported confirmed or probable cases. Nineteen health care workers have been affected, with three deaths.
18 Sep 2018 Zimbabwe
On 6 September 2018, a cholera outbreak was declared in Harare by the Ministry of Health of Zimbabwe. As of 14 September 2018, an estimated 3349 suspected cases were reported with 71 confirmed cases inluding 32 deaths.
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NaTHNaC, the National Travel Health Network & Centre, a UK government organisation which produces travel health guidance for healthcare professionals advising travellers and for travellers going overseas from the UK Read more