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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).

"On your own, lady?"

11 June 2014

By Ruth Anderson, Travel Nurse.


28 May 2014

You might be wondering why we would profile Spain. There’s no malaria, Yellow fever, dengue, or Chikungunya and only a few fairly routine vaccinations to consider.

Foreign Matters to Travel Health

21 May 2014

By Dr Eddy Bajrovic, Medical Director, Travelvax Australia.


14 May 2014

While the world flocked to Bali, Thailand and other South-east Asian destinations, Myanmar (or as many prefer, Burma) was closed to the rest of the world for over half a decade.

Our World Cup advice: Take your shots, practise defence

7 May 2014

The countdown is on to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil starting on June 13.

Malaria a holiday risk? Ask an expert!

30 April 2014

By Dr Eddy Bajrovic, Medical Director, Travelvax Australia.

IN PROFILE: Mongolia

26 April 2014

Mongolia has joined the list of must-visit places for an increasing number of Australian travellers, going on the number of enquiries to our free travel health advisory service (1300 360 164).

Be alert, not alarmed over virus trio

23 April 2014

MERS. Ebola. Bird Flu. They are the abbreviated names of three nasty viruses – Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome–Coronavirus, Ebola virus disease (EVD), and A(H7N9) avian influenza.

Flu’s here. Ready or not?

19 April 2014

By Tonia Buzzolini, National Operations Manager, Travelvax Australia

Dodgy drugs: Travellers beware

16 April 2014

The World Health Organization (WHO) has renewed its warning to travellers not to buy medications overseas following