E HEALTH AND TRAVEL VACCINATIONS OR MEDICINES
Travel Vaccinations / Malaria Pills
It is important for you to obtain information about possible required travel vaccinations or other medicines or medical aid when visiting another country well in advance.
For some travel vaccinations multiple treatments are need with a couple of weeks in between each treatment. As such, inform about 6-8 weeks in advance prior to departure which travel vaccinations or other medical precautions are needed especially when visiting tropical destinations.
The same goes for malaria pills. Malaria pills come in different kinds and corresponding instructions. You should know which type should be used for your particular travel destination. Among others Malaria occurs in the Amazon rainforest, Africa, South-East Asia, but not in all countries and not in all areas within these countries. Check this for your particular travel destination. Some cures should be started prior to departure.
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Again, don’t wait with this until the very last moment.
Medicines and other medical aid
Keep in mind that medicines are not as well available in most places in the World as you may be used to back home. If you need specific medicines, check this in advance, or bring medicine from home. If this medicine is crucial it is a good idea to keep it in multiple places in your luggage in case something gets lots. For example, some in your large suitcase/backpack, some in your day backpack.
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