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“Any drugs to declare?”

10 September 2014

Do you take one or more medications regularly? Do you rely on a powered medical device for a heart, lung, or other medical condition?

It's tick time...home and away

3 September 2014

By Laurie Sullivan

Travelling? Think measles, flu rather than Ebola

13 August 2014

By Dr Eddy Bajrovic, Medical Director of Travelvax Australia

Psst...A quiet word about 'aeroplane ear'

23 July 2014

“Owww. My ears hurt…” It’s a common complaint from kids travelling by air.

Vaccine just one weapon in dengue arsenal

16 July 2014

By Dr Eddy Bajrovic, Medical Director, Travelvax Australia

Outdoor spraying? It's a bit hit and mist

9 July 2014

By Dr Eddy Bajrovic, Medical Director, Travelvax Australia.

Ebola, Bird flu, Mers, Chikungunya - A mid year update

2 July 2014

Ebola in West Africa, A(H7N9) in China, MERS-CoV in the Middle East, and Chikungunya in the Caribbean – they’ve been among the major global health issues of the year.

Handy advice to protect Asia-bound kids

25 June 2014

If you’re a parent travelling with young children to Southeast Asia soon you should be aware that hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is currently at or near epidemic level in some of the region’s most popular destinations.

Fully ARM-ed, medical ‘flying squad’ will battle diseases

18 June 2014

America has the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); France boasts Medicine Sans Frontières (MSF).