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Medical tourism is a growing industry in Malaysia, but it is not without its own public health implications. Despite the growing importance of medical travel, little is known of its impact, especially in relation to the public health concerns of the receiving countries. This paper aims to explore...

Author(s)
Chow SzeLoon
Publisher
Turkish Society of Public Health Specialists, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Public Health, 2018, 16, 3, pp 237-240
Abstract

Factors influencing holiday romances for female tourists, especially when travelling in Developing Countries, are described. Power relationships and freedom of choice are also discussed.

Author(s)
Schausberger, B.
Publisher
Respect - Institut fur Integrativen Tourismus und Entwicklung, Wien, Austria
Citation
Integra, 2005, No.3, pp 21-23
Abstract

International business travel to under-developed and developing countries has increased considerably over the past two decades. Most of these destinations are endemic to a variety of infectious diseases, many of which are associated with considerable morbidity, mortality, or both and the nonimmune, ...

Author(s)
Hudson, T. W.; Fortuna, J.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2008, 50, 8, pp 924-934
Abstract

More than 244 million international migrants were estimated to live in a foreign country in 2015, leaving apart the massive number of people that have been relocated in their own country. Furthermore, a substantial proportion of international migrants from southern countries do not reach western...

Author(s)
Castelli, F.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay040
Abstract

Background. There is concern that Japanese travelers are poorly protected against travel-associated infectious diseases including vaccine-preventable infections. This prompted us to study Japanese travelers for measures taken to reduce their risk of acquiring an infectious disease and their...

Author(s)
Namikawa, K.; Iida, T.; Ouchi, K.; Kimura, M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2010, 17, 3, pp 171-175
Abstract

Background: Influenza is one of the most common vaccine-preventable diseases in travellers. By performing two cross-sectional questionnaire surveys during winter 2009 and winter 2010 among European travellers to resource-limited destinations, we aimed to investigate knowledge, attitudes and...

Author(s)
Pfeil, A.; Mutsch, M.; Hatz, C.; Szucs, T. D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2010, 10, 402, pp (7 July 2010)
Abstract

Background. International travel to developing countries is increasing with rising levels of disposable income; this trend is seen in both adults and children. Risk-taking attitude is fundamental to research on the prevention of risky health behaviors, which can be an indicator of the likelihood of ...

Author(s)
Han, P.; Balaban, V.; Marano, C.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2010, 17, 5, pp 316-321

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