Infectious diseases

Chikungunya
Infectious diseases

Chikungunya

This viral infection occurs in some tropical and subtropical regions of the world, predominantly transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito

Updated: 02 February 2018
Cholera
Infectious diseases

Cholera

Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease usually associated with poverty, poor sanitation and inadequate access to clean drinking water

Updated: 26 March 2024
Travellers' diarrhoea
Infectious diseases

Travellers' diarrhoea

Following advice on food and water hygiene is sensible, but travellers should always be prepared to manage the symptoms of travellers' diarrhoea

Updated: 30 January 2024

Preparing for healthy travel

Insect and tick bite avoidance
Preparing for healthy travel

Insect and tick bite avoidance

Protection from insect and tick bites is essential to help prevent vector-borne diseases such as malaria, yellow fever and Zika

Updated: 21 March 2024
Travel Insurance
Preparing for healthy travel

Travel Insurance

Travellers must declare medical conditions when taking out travel insurance to ensure they are suitably covered

Updated: 26 September 2019
Sun protection
Preparing for healthy travel

Sun protection

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

Updated: 24 October 2018

Special risk travel/traveller

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