13 Oct 2015

Public Health Emergency of International Concern: Polio

International spread of wild poliovirus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern Public Health Emergency of International Concern: Polio

In May 2014 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that the international spread of wild poliovirus to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) under International Health Regulations (IHR 2005).

Two members of NaTHNaC staff have written an editorial which explains how the regulations impact on travellers and provides guidance for health professionals giving pre-travel advice.

Polio in Pakistan – A public health event of international concern with implications for travellers' vaccination

Travel Health Competence conference June 2017

Conference with RCN on 24th June 2017 is now full (waiting list only) Read more

Summer Holiday Travel 2017

A reminder to check out country specific and general travel health advice in preparation for the summer holiday season Read more

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in ticks in Spain

CCHF virus has been detected in ticks in the regions of Extremadura, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla and León, and Madrid Read more

India added as a moderate risk area for Zika virus transmission

Zika virus advice for travellers to India updated, pregnant women should consider postponing non-essential travel until after the pregnancy Read more

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern- update

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