Travel health

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Health is an issue that affects all travellers, and especially those to off-the-beaten path destinations.

First Aid

Basic precautions are important to travel, and a minimal first aid kit should be carried by all travellers.

For more in-depth information see:

Environmental Hazards

Different locations on the Earth may offer unique hazards to travellers, including dangers due to sun and altitude.

For more in-depth information see:

Maladies

Malaria is an important concern in many areas of the world that requires special precautions. Other parts of the world include their own unique disease worries.

For more in-depth information see:

Conditions

Sometimes travel is necessary to have a medical condition treated by a specialist. Other times it is to see family and friends. Those travelling with a health condition may need to take special precautions when travelling. :