Health Guide for News Professionals Working Abroad
The following weblinks and recommended publications provide a useful range of advice on general medical matters. We also offer advice in our section on post-traumatic stress: stress.htm
recommended by Dr Dipti Patel, MRCGP MFOM LLM Occupational Health Physician
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Health Advice for Travellers - updated annually by the UK Department of Health and available free in UK Post Offices. It contains some general information, legally required and recommended vaccines for different countries, reciprocal health agreements and an E111 application form for travel 'insurance' in other countries in the European Union
Good Health Good Travel (previously Healthy beyond Heathrow). Lankester (1993). Interhealth.
Especially useful health guide for volunteers and long-term expatriates working overseas.
Traveller's Health - How to stay healthy abroad. Dawood (2002). OUP.
Very comprehensive - but may be a bit too detailed for most.
Bugs, Bites and Bowels - Howarth (1995). - basic, common sense stuff.