Health-links for world-travelers
(you need them because the world is a sick place)
Travel Health Online
Terrific site! At Shoreland's you can research health risks associated with each country of the world,
you can view a complete list of health dangers facing travelers, and you can even locate a medical
facility near you which will provide you with all the vaccinations you need before you don that backpack
and jump into the Amazon jungle (or any other exotic place you wish to travel). This is a very well designed
site, easy to navigate and bound to provide you with all the information you need before traveling abroad.
for Disease Control and Prevention - Travelers' Health
While the design may leave room for quite a few improvements, this site will not be beat when it comes to
the timeliness of the information provided. All disease outbreaks in all the parts of the world are covered in depth.
A definite must visitbefore venturing out into the world.
Here you can find an in-depth description of ailments awaiting you in far-off lands. This site is not searchable by country,
but it is a nice compliment to Shoreland's Health On-line. Once you know what health dangers lurk in a country that you will be
visiting, come here for an in-depth description what they really are.
Warnings from the U.S.State Department
For those who consider staying aliveas one of the more important factors in staying healthy, this site offers information on safety, crime, and other
dangers awaiting international travelers. This site is searchable by country.
- country information
Similarly to Travel Warnings,CIA's page offers a bundle of safety tips, conveniently searchable by country.
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Contributed to the MedMall by student web author Dar Krzywonos