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 associated Legionnaires’ disease: Palmanova area, Majorca, Spain

Clusters of Legionnaires’ disease are reported in travellers who recently visited Palmanova in Majorca Read more

Travelling for Diwali

Planning to celebrate Diwali abroad? Careful preparation helps ensure a safe and enjoyable trip Read more

Plague in Madagascar

Outbreak of plague in Madagascar, with an increase in number of reported cases of pneumonic plague Read more

New resource added: Navigating TravelHealthPro

NaTHNaC have created new video guides to help you navigate the TravelHealthPro website Read more

Updated guidelines for malaria prevention in UK travellers coming soon

Public Health England (PHE) Advisory Committee on Malaria Prevention (ACMP) will soon be publishing updated malaria guidelines Read more
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