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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
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Together, the Hajj and Umrah rank among the leading global venues that host annual mass human migrations. The Hajj is an annual pilgrimage to the Islamic holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia. Umrah is an Islamic pilgrimage to Makkah, which occurs at times other than the period of the Hajj - the...

Author(s)
Almutairi, M. M.; Alsalem, W. S.; Mazen Hassanain; Hotez, P. J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018, 12, 8, pp e0006539
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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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We studied food and water-borne diseases (FWDs), sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), vector-borne diseases (VBDs) and diseases vaccinated against in the Swedish childhood vaccination programme among Swedish international travellers, in order to identify countries associated with a high number of...

Author(s)
Dahl, V.; Wallensten, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 7, pp e0181625
Abstract

The next FIFA World Cup will be held in Brazil in June-July 2014. Around 600,000 international visitors and participants (as well over 3 million domestic travelers) are expected. This event will take place in twelve cities. This event poses specific challenges, given its size and the diversity of...

Author(s)
Gallego, V.; Berberian, G.; Lloveras, S.; Verbanaz, S.; Chaves, T. S. S.; Orduna, T.; Rodriguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 3, pp 208-218
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The objective of this study was to describe the incidence of disease and injuries associated with travel, etiology, risk factors and medical management in a cross-sectional evaluation of university students, employees and teachers of the Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela, who...

Author(s)
Risquez, A.; Marrero, A.; Naranjo, N.; Palacios, Y.; Rossomando, M. T.; Rodriguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2010, 8, 1, pp 41-46
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Background: Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) workers are a group of travellers highly exposed to infectious diseases due to the conditions and duration of their stay. Yet little is known about their knowledge concerning travel related health risks and their prevention. Methods: From July to...

Author(s)
Goesch, J. N.; Fanti, A. S. de; Béchet, S.; Consigny, P. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2010, 8, 6, pp 364-372
Abstract

This book, inclusive of 10 chapters, offers relevant discussions on all main health risks to travellers, both during their journey and at their destinations. Important infectious diseases, including causative agents, modes of transmission, clinical features, geographical distribution, prophylaxis,...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health: Situation as on 1 January 2009, 2009, pp x + 240 pp.
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The guidelines of the World Health Organization call for immunization against yellow fever at least 10 days before travel to endemic areas. The goal of this study was to determine whether these guidelines have been applied in 2 travel clinic settings in teaching hospitals in Israel and the United...

Author(s)
Potasman, I.; Pick, N.; Stringer, C.; Zuckerman, J. N.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Northbrook, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2001, 65, 6, pp 954-957

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