Our Main Goals


  • To protect the health of British travellers and to lead the way in travel health

  • To develop national guidance on travel health for health professionals advising the public

  • To advise on specific situations and circumstances that could affect the health of British travellers

  • To identify and report on disease outbreaks and other health hazards worldwide

  • To share our information and expertise widely

  • To keep a register of, monitor and train Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres (YFVCs) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

  • To collaborate with organisations, particularly in the travel and insurance industries, and in the NHS and government, which share our aim of Protecting the Health of British Travellers

  • To train health professionals to provide best quality, evidence-based travel health advice and services

  • To initiate research, collect and analyse data to enable us to achieve our goals