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Objective: To analyse the spectrum, vaccination needs and pretravel advice complexity of travellers presenting at a travel medicine clinic in Santiago, Chile. Design: Cross-sectional study. Setting: Pretravel consultations in a private healthcare centre in Chile, an 'emerging market' country in...

Author(s)
Weitzel, T.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
BMJ Open, 2020, 10, 9,
Abstract

Introduction: International travelers are exposed to health risks and may transmit infections before, during, or after travel. Travelers are expected to take vaccinations prior to travel. The current study assessed the factors associated with the practice of pre-travel vaccination among travelers...

Author(s)
Jegede, O. S.; Ahmed Ali; Wondimu Ayele
Publisher
International Travel Medicine Center of Iran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
International Journal of Travel Medicine and Global Health, 2020, 8, 2, pp 58-65
Abstract

Rationale for review: Dengue is a frequent cause of febrile illness among travellers and has overtaken malaria as the leading cause of febrile illness for those traveling to Southeast Asia. The purpose is to review the risk of dengue and severe dengue in travellers with a particular focus on the...

Author(s)
Halstead, S.; Wilder-Smith, A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, 7, pp taz062
Abstract

Background: The risk of contracting a travel-related disease does not only depend on the destination of travel and length of the trip, but also on the traveller's own health status. Travel vaccines avert the increase of communicable disease. Awareness of traveller's behaviours and their attitudes...

Author(s)
Akodu, B. A.; Ogwu, F. O.; Abiola, A. H. O.
Publisher
African Online Scientific Information Systems/AOSIS (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town, South Africa
Citation
African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine, 2019, 11, 1,
Abstract

Objectives: Unemployment in Greece has been increasing as a result of the financial crisis. The aim of this study was to assess the changing trends of business travelers and their pretravel preparation. Study design: Prospective, questionnaire-based study. Methods: The study was conducted between...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Lymperi, I.; Minitsios, T.; Katerelos, P.; Souli, M.; Ouzounidou, Z.; Maltezou, H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Public Health, 2019, 168, pp 168-171
Abstract

Background: Travellers visiting friends and relatives (VFR) define a specific population of travellers exposed to higher risks for health and safety than tourists. The aim of this study was to assess differentials in pre-travel health care in VFR travellers compared to other travellers. Methods: A...

Author(s)
Ferrara, P.; Masuet-Aumatell, C.; Ramon-Torrell, J. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2019, 19, 1397, pp (28 October 2019)
Abstract

Background: Expatriates (expats) from European countries regularly migrate to low-income countries where infectious diseases are more prevalent. Little evidence exists however on pediatric expatriates' compliance with preventive measures related to infectious diseases. This study aims to evaluate...

Author(s)
Decuyper, I. I.; Damme, P. van; Soentjens, P.; Wojciechowski, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2019, 32, pp 101424
Abstract

The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) offers a telephone advice line for travel health practitioners in the UK. In this study we review clinical incidents concerning vaccines or malaria prophylaxis reported between 2016 and 2018.Two-hundred-and-fifty-one clinical incident calls...

Author(s)
McCallum, A. D.; Kanagarajah, S.; Ford, L.; Dipti Patel
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2019, 37, 52, pp 7535-7538
Abstract

Background: Biologic therapy has revolutionized the management of refractory chronic autoimmune and auto-inflammatory disease, as well as several malignancies, providing rapid symptomatic relief and/or disease remission. Patients receiving biologic therapies have an improved quality of life,...

Author(s)
Hall, V.; Johnson, D.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay018
Abstract

This document provides an assessment of the potential health risks related to infectious diseases and other health threats for European Union/European Economic Area citizens during their stay in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage between 19 and 24 August 2018. The following public health risks...

Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the 2018 Hajj, Saudi Arabia, 19-24 August 2018, 2018, pp 17 pp.

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