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Welcome to The Travel Doctor (formerly known as Travellers Medical and Vaccination Centre (TMVC)) - experts in travel and tropical medicine. The Travel Doctor was established in New Zealand in 1996, and is one of the largest individual suppliers of travel medicine services in the world. We are able to provide a consistent and high quality service in the discipline of travel and tropical medicine.

The goal of The Travel Doctor is to promote safe and healthy travel. We have up to date international health advice and medical services to those intending to travel abroad. We have staff dedicated to travel medicine including specially trained doctors and nurse specialists at clinics based in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Dunedin, and Invercargill. They have post-graduate qualifications in travel and tropical medicine, ensuring they have a good level of knowledge in all aspects of healthcare for the traveller.

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New National Medical Director appointed

Tuesday, 11 November, 2014

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Australian Government advice on Ebola

Friday, 10 October, 2014

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The Dangers of Bushmeat

Thursday, 9 October, 2014

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WHO posts video on precautions for Hajj pilgrims

Wednesday, 24 September, 2014

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WHO Statement on air travel and Ebola disease

Monday, 18 August, 2014

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NZ Safe Travel Advisory Feed

Mexico

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:37 +0000

There is high risk to your security in the city of Ciudad Juarez in the state of Chihuahua due to the high level of drug-related violence and we advise against all tourist and other non-essential travel.
There is some risk to your security elsewhere in Mexico due to the high level of violent crime and drug-related violence and we advise a high degree of caution.


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Qatar

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:41 +0000

Terrorism
Terrorists continue to issue statements threatening to carry out attacks in the Gulf region.  These include references to attacks on Western interests, including residential compounds, military, oil, transport and aviation interests. 

New Zealanders in Qatar are advised to maintain a high level of personal security awareness, particularly in public and commercial areas known to be frequented by Western expatriates or travellers.


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Morocco

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:41 +0000

Western Sahara
Western Sahara is a disputed territory under Moroccan control. There are thousands of unexploded mines in Western Sahara, with reports of landmines shifting away from the border area due to the movement of sand dunes.

New Zealanders who decide to travel to Western Sahara against our advice should be aware that travel from Morocco to the Western Sahara is restricted by the Moroccan authorities.


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North Korea

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:41 +0000

Political tensions
Relations between North and South Korea are tense, including occasional armed provocations by North Korea.  Security issues and tensions on the Korean Peninsula could escalate with little warning. We advise New Zealanders to stay informed of local developments as much as possible.


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Turkey

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:37 +0000

Terrorism
International and domestic terrorist groups have conducted attacks in Turkey. Most target Turkish government institutions and security forces however attacks have occurred in tourist areas and locations frequented by foreigners, resulting in deaths and injuries. Terrorist attacks have been regularly carried out in the past in the southeast, and it is possible they could occur in other parts of the country too, including in Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, other major centres, tourist areas and along the Mediterranean and Aegean coasts.


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