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Contex tFor some countries, favourable climatic conditions for tourism are often associated with favourable conditions for infectious diseases, with the ensuing development constraints on the tourist sectors of impoverished countries where tourism's economic contribution has a high potential. This...

Author(s)
Rosselló, J.; Santana-Gallego, M.; Awan, W.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Health Policy and Planning, 2017, 32, 4, pp 538-548
Abstract

The recent increase of parasitic diseases associated with wildlife tourism can be traced to human contact with wildlife and intense modification of wildlife habitat. The continental estimates of parasitic diseases among visited wildlife-tourists and mammalian wildlife present in conservation areas...

Author(s)
Odeniran, P. O.; Ademola, I. O.; Jegede, H. O.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2018, 117, 8, pp 2359-2378
Abstract

Background: Policy makers have speculated that one of the economic benefits of malaria elimination includes increases in foreign direct investment, particularly tourism. Methods: The study examines the empirical relationship between the demand for travel and malaria cases in two countries with...

Author(s)
Modrek, S.; Liu, J.; Gosling, R.; Feachem, R. G. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2012, 11, 244, pp (28 July 2012)
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Background: Thailand is a major destination for German travellers with more than 760,000 arrivals in 2015. At the same time, malaria is a concern in travel recommendations with regard to this destination. The World Malaria Report of 2016 mentions only P. falciparum and P. vivax as prevalent species ...

Author(s)
Froeschl, G.; Beissner, M.; Huber, K.; Bretzel, G.; Hoelscher, M.; Rothe, C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2018, 18, 148, pp (02 April 2018)
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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

Peru is an increasingly popular tourist destination that poses a risk to travelers due to endemic vector-borne diseases (VBDs). The objective of our study was to determine which factors are associated with receiving pre-travel advice (PTA) for VBDs among travelers visiting Cuzco, Peru. A...

Author(s)
Mejia, C. R.; Centeno, E.; Cruz, B.; Cvetkovic-Vega, A.; Delgado, E.; Rodriguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection and Public Health, 2016, 9, 4, pp 458-464
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BACKGROUND: Studies on malaria vectors in the Pantanal biome, Central Brazil, were conducted more than half a century ago. OBJECTIVES: To update anopheline records and assess receptivity and vulnerability to malaria transmission. METHODS: Five-day anopheline collections were conducted bimonthly in...

Author(s)
Marinho-e-Silva, M.; Sallum, M. A. M.; Rosa-Freitas, M. G.; Lourenço-de-Oliveira, R.; Silva-do-Nascimento, T. F.
Publisher
Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2018, 113, 2, pp 87-95
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Objective: To examine temporal and geographical trends, risk factors, and seasonality of imported vivax malaria in the United Kingdom to inform clinical advice and policy. Design: Observational study. Setting: National surveillance data from the UK Public Health England Malaria Reference...

Author(s)
Broderick, C.; Nadjm, B.; Smith, V.; Blaze, M.; Checkley, A.; Chiodini, P. L.; Whitty, C. J. M.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
The BMJ, 2015, 350, H1703, pp (16 April 2015)
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Purpose of Review: Dengue is found in tropics and subtropics that are considered to be popular travel destinations. We set out to review the burden of dengue on international travelers. Recent Findings: GeoSentinel, a global network of travel medicine providers, has seen an increasing trend of...

Author(s)
Wilder-Smith, A.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Current Infectious Disease Reports, 2018, 20, 12, pp Article 50
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Introduction: Malaria prevention can be complex due to the individual characteristics of the traveller, travel destination, duration of stay and type of travel. Our aim in this study was to document malaria chemoprophylaxis recommendations provided by travel-medicine experts in Europe for specific...

Author(s)
Shellvarajah, M.; Hatz, C.; Schlagenhauf, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 19, pp 49-55

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