International travel Medicine is a future trend. It is increasingly looked on as an area of specialized practice. Those providing services to travelers need to be familiar with full array of interventions available to ensure the health of persons traveling abroad. Certification in Travel Medicine is now available.
In this post, we’ll provide an all-encompassing rundown of Travel Health , including an explanation of why Travel Health is important, how to enjoy a healthy safe travel and our suggestions to a safe and healthy travel if you’re new to Travel Health Medicine.
Why Does Travel Health Medicine Matter?
The History of [Travel Health]
Check the pdf below to know more about the History of Travel Medicine.
Medical Travel vs Travel Medicine
Medical Travel is when patients combine their medical care with vacation time, usually in warm-climate destinations.
While Travel Medicine (or Travel Health), on the other hand, focuses on preventing the spread of infectious diseases by travelers. Click here for General Consideration for International Travel
Updates on Travel Health in U.S.
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U.S. Public Health Service Recommendations Review of Routine Immunization
Individuals should review of their immunization records with their physicians or medical providers as the first agenda item in travel preparation. Routine immunization should be evaluated, including Tetanus, Diphtheria, pertussis/Tetanus and Diphtheria (Tdap, Td), Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR); Polio; Varicella; Haemophilus Influenza Type B (HIB); Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B. For more info, Click here.
International Travel Health
The number of people traveling abroad on an annual basis has increased dramatically during the past 30 years. Click here for Immunizations required under International Health Regulations & Vaccines Recommended for International Travelers and Vaccines Indicated for High Risk Populations within the U.S.
APIC : https://apic.org/
WHO : https://www.who.org
United States department of State : https://www.state.gov
CDC : https://www.cdc.gov/
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene : https://www.astmh.org