04 Dec 2017

NaTHNaC Annual Report 2016 to 2017

NaTHNaC publishes Annual Report NaTHNaC Annual Report 2016 to 2017

On 29 November 2017, NaTHNaC published their Annual Report for 2016 - 2017. This details the NaTHNaC team, defines their responsibilities and lists NaTHNaC’s organisational achievements. It also provides a review of finances and summarises the highlights of the year.

Highlights for 2016 - 2017 include:

  • Key NaTHNaC team members presented, chaired sessions and were members of both the local organising and scientific committees for the 6th North European Conference in Travel Medicine: 1 to 4 June 2016 in London.
  • Continued collaboration with national and international travel health organisations and travel stakeholders, including Public Health England, Health Protection Scotland, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Agency of Canada, World Health Organization, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Association of British Travel Agents.
  • Launch of the ‘Yellow Fever Zone’ - a clinical and administrative resource which to allows yellow fever centres to access their registration information, training and advice online.

NaTHNaC remains committed to supporting health professionals advising travellers with the continued aim of protecting the Health of British Travellers.

Resources

Changes to the Country Information pages: Tuberculosis

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

Monkeypox cases in UK (ex Nigeria)

Two cases of monkeypox have been diagnosed in England Read more

Extensively drug-resistant typhoid fever in Pakistan

An outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever has been reported in Pakistan Read more

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
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