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Welcome to The Travel Doctor

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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WHO Statement on air travel and Ebola disease

Monday, 18 August, 2014

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Risk Assessmnt for Ebola Virus Disease

Wednesday, 6 August, 2014

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Chikungunya infection in mainland USA

Friday, 18 July, 2014

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Rabies vaccination should be considered

Monday, 23 June, 2014

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Ebola Disease in West Africa update

Tuesday, 27 May, 2014

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NZ Safe Travel Advisory Feed

Trinidad and Tobago

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

Violent crime

There is a high level of violent crime including armed robbery, sexual assault, kidnapping and murder in Trinidad and Tobago.

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

New Zealanders in Australia are advised to monitor the media for information about threats to safety and security and follow any instructions issued by the local authorities.

There is a global risk of terrorism. New Zealanders travelling and living in Australia are advised to take account of the terror threat level assigned by the Australian authorities when making travel decisions.

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

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is not issuing a specific travel advisory for Poland at this time.

New Zealanders travelling or living in Poland should have a comprehensive travel insurance policy in place that includes provision for medical evacuation by air.

New Zealanders in Poland are encouraged to register their details with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

See our regional advice for Europe

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

Civil Unrest
Protests and demonstrations are common in Georgia, particularly in Tbilisi.  We recommend avoiding all demonstrations, protests and political rallies as they have the potential to turn violent with little warning.

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

There are no significant security issues elsewhere in Malaysia but normal safety and security measures should be taken to ensure personal safety.

Terrorist and criminal groups based in the southern Philippines have in the past kidnapped people from the islands and coastal areas of eastern Sabah.  We continue to receive reports that these groups are planning kidnappings and incursions in eastern Sabah.  Foreigners have been specifically targeted and further kidnappings are likely. 

Recent incidents include:

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