Travel Advice

Health Tips and Information


Travel health tips to keep you safe during your holiday or business trip.

ADVICE FOR TRAVELERS

on 26 March 2021

During work trips, the combination of sleep deprivation, jet lag, business dinners and hotel buffets will destroy any plans to try to retain "at-home" meal routines. You return home feeling bloated and unhealthy -- on top of your unavoidable tiredness.

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on 23 March 2021

Prevention of mosquito bites between dusk and dawn is the first line of defence against malaria. Measures to prevent mosquito bites include sleeping under long-lasting insecticidal nets, and using protective clothing and insect repellents.

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on 23 March 2021

Being bitten by a few hungry mosquitos during a summer evening sounds quite common and not very dangerous. But when traveling abroad, depending on the country of destination, mosquitos can become a real nightmare, and may give you malaria.

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on 17 March 2021

 People who get seasick or airsick are experiencing motion sickness. Women and children are more prone to motion sickness, but it can affect anyone. You can take steps while traveling to reduce your risk of getting sick.

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on 03 March 2021

The low oxygen levels found at high altitudes can cause problems for travelers who are going to destinations higher than 8,000 feet above sea level.

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on 03 March 2021

Cruise ship travel presents a unique combination of health concerns. Travelers from diverse regions brought together in the often crowded environments onboard ships can facilitate the spread of person-to-person, foodborne, or waterborne diseases.

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on 23 February 2021

What is jet lag?
Jet lag is a temporary sleep problem that can affect anyone who quickly travels between time zones.
Our biological clock is usually synchronized with local time so that we feel hungry in the morning and sleepy in the evening.

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on 18 February 2021

Travel increases your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
You can get COVID-19 during your travels. You may feel well and not have any symptoms, but you can still spread COVID-19 to others.

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on 24 June 2019

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a rare and deadly disease most commonly affecting people and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees). It is caused by an infection with a group of viruses within the type Ebolavirus.

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on 24 June 2019

Zika virus is an emerging mosquito-borne virus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in rhesus monkeys through a monitoring network of sylvatic yellow fever. It was subsequently identified in humans in 1952 in Uganda and Tanzania.

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on 31 October 2017

What is TREB?

The Travel Risk Estimator for business travellers or TREB is a tool developed for healthcare providers and travellers in order to objectively quantify the health risk related to travel of an individual.

It is envisioned as a tool, which allows both travelers and health care professional to have a rough estimation of the risk of a trip in a simple way.

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on 16 October 2017

If your travel plans include outdoor activities, take these steps to stay safe and healthy during your trip.

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