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Infectious diseases

Yellow fever

17 Jul 2017

Yellow fever is caused by a virus, which circulates between infected monkeys or humans and mosquitoes; the disease occurs in tropical regions of Africa and parts of South / Central America Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

Personal safety

02 May 2017

Taking care of your personal safety abroad Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

Travelling with medicines

05 Apr 2017

Carrying medication abroad and counterfeit medication Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

Insect and tick bite avoidance

04 Apr 2017

Travellers should reduce their risk by using bite avoidance measures described in this article Read more

Special risk travel/traveller

Immunosuppression

14 Feb 2017

This factsheet provides advice for immunosuppressed travellers on pre travel preparation, tips to stay healthy abroad and links to useful resources Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

Sun protection

28 Dec 2016

Limit sun exposure and use an effective suncream to protect skin - remember 'slip, slap and slop' Read more