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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

Ukraine

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

Armed Conflict
The security situation is highly volatile in parts of eastern Ukraine.  There continues to be conflict in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions between Ukrainian government and rebel forces, including during specified ceasefire periods. There have been a significant number of deaths and injuries, including of civilians. In early 2015, there were several bomb attacks in the city of Kharkiv, resulting in a number of deaths.


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Bahrain

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

Civil Unrest/Political Tension
Since February 2011, there have been continuing sporadic demonstrations and protests in Bahrain, some of which have been violent and resulted in fatalities.  

Protests often involve disruption to traffic, the burning of tyres and other debris, throwing of Molotov cocktails and use of improvised explosive devices.  A number of fatal explosions occurred in 2014, which killed and injured  police and civilians. 


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Afghanistan

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

Terrorism
There is an on-going and significant risk from insurgent attacks throughout Afghanistan. Suicide bomb attacks, roadside bombs, car bombs, rocket attacks and small arms attacks occur frequently. Attacks could occur at anytime, anywhere in Afghanistan. 


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Malaysia

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

Kidnapping
There is an ongoing risk of kidnapping in coastal areas of eastern Sabah.  Terrorist and criminal groups based in the southern Philippines have in the past kidnapped people from these areas and we continue to receive reports that these groups are planning kidnappings and incursions.  Foreigners have been specifically targeted and further kidnappings are likely. 

Recent incidents include:


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Burundi

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

Political tension/Civil Unrest
The political and security situation in Burundi is uncertain. The military reportedly assumed control of the government on 13 May 2015.  The situation is tense and unpredictable and could deteriorate with little warning.

There have been violent protests and demonstrations in Bujumbura and other centres in response to local political developments, as well as reports of clashes between protestors and security forces.


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