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Infectious diseases

Typhoid and paratyphoid

18 Dec 2018

Typhoid and paratyphoid (also known as enteric fevers) are infections acquired by the ingestion of food or water contaminated by Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Paratyphi A, B or C Read more

Special risk travel/traveller

Travelling with mental health conditions

22 Nov 2018

Travel health advice for travellers and health professionals Read more

Special risk travel/traveller


20 Nov 2018

With good pre-travel health preparation, most people with diabetes travel without experiencing health problems Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

Sun protection

24 Oct 2018

Enjoy the sun safely - limit your sun exposure, protect your skin and eyes to avoid damage from the sun’s ultra violet rays Read more

Infectious diseases


15 Oct 2018

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

Seasonal influenza

10 Oct 2018

Influenza is a highly infectious, viral infection of the respiratory tract; outbreaks peak during the winter months of the northern and southern hemispheres, and occur year around in the tropics Read more