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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


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

Terrorist groups have made specific threats to conduct attacks across Europe and Italy shares this threat with the rest of the region. Terrorist attacks have occurred in a number of European cities, including London, Madrid and Moscow. Targets have included public transport and transport hubs. 

Italy also faces a threat from domestic terrorism. Left-wing and anarchist groups have conducted small scale bomb attacks, mainly against Italian government targets. 

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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:30 +0000

There are no significant security risks associated with travel elsewhere in Cambodia, although travellers should be alert to the potential for civil unrest.

Violent crime is rare, but does occur, and there has been an increase in foreign travellers being robbed.  Petty crime, including bag snatching from passing motorcycles, is prevalent in cities and towns. 

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Saudi Arabia

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

There is high risk to your security in Saudi Arabia due to a continuing threat from terrorism and risk of kidnapping and we advise against all non-essential travel.

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

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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