Featured Factsheets

Special risk travel/traveller

Areas of humanitarian crisis

05 Dec 2019

For humanitarian aid workers and those advising those travelling to areas of conflict or disaster Read more

Special risk travel/traveller

Travelling to visit friends and relatives

05 Dec 2019

VFR is the second most common reason given for travelling overseas from the UK Read more

Clinic resources

Educational events

18 Nov 2019

A list of courses, conferences and study days of relevance to UK health professionals working, or wishing to work, in the field of travel medicine Read more

Infectious diseases


13 Nov 2019

Dengue is an infection caused by the dengue virus of which there are four different subtypes. The disease is transmitted by mosquitoes
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Special risk travel/traveller

Breastfeeding and bottle feeding

21 Oct 2019

Careful pre-trip preparation can reduce the travel-associated health risks to breast or bottle feeding women and their infants, making for a more enjoyable trip Read more

Infectious diseases


03 Oct 2019

Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease usually associated with poverty, poor sanitation and poor access to clean drinking water Read more