malaria

Cholera: Signs, symptoms and treatment

What is cholera? Cholera is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the bowel caused by eating food or drinking water

Mosquito-borne disease prevention

Most people have been bitten by a mosquito at some time in their lives. Usually this causes no more than

Mosquito-borne diseases and prevention

Most people have been bitten by a mosquito at some time in their lives. Usually this causes no more than

Bitten by the travel bug

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne disease that can cause flu-like symptoms and more serious illness. The Department of Health reports

Travel medical kit checklist

Use this checklist as a guide to things you may need in your medical kit when travelling – you may

Rabies: information for travellers

Rabies causes Rabies is a viral disease that infects the central nervous system — the brain and the spinal cord

Malaria precautions while pregnant or breast feeding

Malaria and pregnancy If you are pregnant and planning to travel to a malaria-risk area, it would be best to

Water safety

In Australian waterways in the 12 months to 30 June 2017, 291 lives were lost to drowning. The drowning statistics

Motion sickness

Motion sickness, or travel sickness, is a common problem that affects many of us. You can feel motion sick on

DVT and flying

Medical papers have been published since the 1950s about a possible link between deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and air travel.

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