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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, Rotorua, 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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Measles eliminated in four Western Pacific countries

Sunday, 29 March, 2015

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The Travel Doctor Diaries: Episode 3 - Light at the end of the tunnel

Friday, 27 March, 2015
Dr Shannon's experiences of working in the Ebola Treatment Unit in Sierra Leone.
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The Travel Doctor Diaries: Episode 2 - A Day in the Life...

Wednesday, 18 March, 2015
Dr Shannon's experiences of working in the Ebola Treatment Unit in Sierra Leone.
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The Travel Doctor Diaries: Episode 1 - Deployment

Tuesday, 10 March, 2015
Dr Shannon's experiences of working in the Ebola Treatment Unit in Sierra Leone.
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Detailed South African yellow fever vaccination statement

Thursday, 5 February, 2015

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NZ Safe Travel Advisory Feed

Philippines

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:34 +0000

Terrorism
There is a threat from terrorist activity throughout the Philippines.  A number of terrorist attacks have been conducted in the past and a significant number of plots have been disrupted.  The possibility of future attacks cannot be discounted, particularly in Mindanao, but could occur anywhere at any time.

Recent terrorist attacks include:


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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:34 +0000

Eastern and North-eastern regions
The security situation in these areas is volatile and unstable, with ongoing violent clashes. Armed rebel groups operate in these regions and are known to engage in activities like kidnapping, car-jacking, looting, politically-motivated killings and sexual violence, including on civilian populations. Ongoing military operations target these groups and there is a large peacekeeping presence in eastern DRC.


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Vanuatu

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

Crime


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Nigeria

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:34 +0000

Terrorism
There is a very high threat from terrorism, especially in northern states, and terror attacks occur regularly in Nigeria. There have been many serious attacks throughout the last year, which have resulted in a significant number of deaths and injuries. The terrorist group Boko Haram regularly mounts large-scale attacks in Nigeria, including bombings, gun assaults and mass kidnappings.  There will very likely be continuing terrorist attacks, mainly perpetuated by Boko Haram. 


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Saudi Arabia

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:44 +0000

Terrorism
There is an ongoing threat of terrorism in Saudi Arabia and Saudi authorities continue to disrupt terrorist plots.

International terrorist groups continue to issue statements calling for attacks against Westerners on the Arabian Peninsula, including in Saudi Arabia. Since October 2014, a US national has been killed and two other Western nationals (Canadian and Danish) have been attacked in public places by individuals who may have been inspired by calls to attack Westerners.


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