Tips for Healthy Travel


Plan your journey carefully and give your travel clinic consultant as much detail as possible regarding your trip so that we can help you be as prepared as possible for any medical eventuality.


Pre Travel Wellness Check

Make sure that you have a wellness check before departure, especially if you are on any chronic medication and make sure that you take sufficient medication for the duration of your journey. Our well trained pharmacist will assist you in this regard.


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Travel Insurance

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Vaccines

Stay up to date!

Make an appointment at Sandton Travel Clinic well before your intended departure. 6 weeks is ideal!


Travel Letter

Carry a letter with you stating that the medication you are carrying is prescribed for treatment purposes.

Immunizations

Ensure that you are up to date with all your immunizations.

Emergency Travel Kits

Our emergency travel kits are especially designed for your journey.

Special Vaccines

As about special vaccines that are recommended for specific destinations.

During Your Trip

Malaria

Take precautions against malaria when you visit areas at risk. Prevent mosquito bites and take malaria pills as recommended by the consultant.


Malaria Prevention

Diarrhoea

Verify and consume safe water and food. Take medication with you (as advised by the travel consultant) to treat severe diarrhoea if necessary.


Travellers Diarrhoea

Practice Safe Sex

Abstain from casual sex or use condoms to prevent the spread of HIV and other STD's.

Road Safety

Wear safety belts in cars and helmets on bikes. Try to avoid night time driving in unfamiliar circumstances.

Sun Exposure

Sun can be more intense over water, snow and at altitude. Use professional sunscreen products.

Avoid Animals

Animal bites and scratches can cause RABIES. Seek immediate medical attention if you get bitten.

Team Leader

Charlotte Meschede


My professional team is eager is to assist you with all your travel requirements.


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On Your Return

If you return feeling unwell or develop any symptoms of illness on return, make an appointment to see a doctor as soon as possible.


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