Featured Factsheets

Special risk travel/traveller

Respiratory diseases

22 Dec 2020

Information on pre-travel preparation, tips to stay healthy abroad and links to useful resources for travellers with respiratory diseases Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

COVID-19: Travel risk assessment

17 Dec 2020

Factors health professionals should consider when advising those who are planning international travel during the COVID-19 pandemic Read more

Infectious diseases

Yellow fever

03 Dec 2020

Yellow fever is caused by a virus, which circulates between infected monkeys or humans and mosquitoes and occurs in parts of the tropical and sub-tropical regions of Africa and South/Central America (including Trinidad) Read more

Infectious diseases

Rabies

02 Sep 2020

Rabies occurs in warm-blooded mammals and is transmitted to humans, most often by a bite or scratch from an infected animal, usually a dog Read more

Infectious diseases

Malaria

13 Aug 2020

Malaria is a serious and potentially life threatening disease, transmitted to humans through the bite of infected female Anopheles spp. mosquitoes Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

Insect and tick bite avoidance

09 Aug 2020

Protection from insect and tick bites is essential to help prevent vector-borne diseases such as malaria, yellow fever and Zika Read more