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WHO International Travel and Health by World Health Organisation

Date : 2012

ISBN : 1-55009-227-8



Chapter 1: Health risks and precautions: general considerations
Chapter 2: Mode of travel: health considerations
2.1: Travel by air
2.2: Travel by sea
Chapter 3: Environmental health risks
Chapter 4: Injuries and violence
Chapter 5: Infectious diseases of potential risk for travellers
Chapter 6: Vaccine-preventable diseases and vaccines
Chapter 7: Malaria
Chapter 8: Exposure to blood and body fluids
Chapter 9: Special groups of travellers
Chapter 10: Psychological health

Country List: Yellow Fever vaccination requirements and recommendations; and malaria situation

Index of countries and territories
Index by subject

Available from the SASTM office.
Cost R 180.00 Including VAT (Excluding Postage)

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