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Travel health advice : Vaccinations and innoculations

We provide links to a variety of travel health advice resources which give useful information and health advice to travellers, including information on vaccinations, and innoculations.


There are also several services which will provide travel health advice over the telephone, including advice on travel vaccines:


  • Hospital for Tropical Diseases - 09061 337733 (Calls cost 50p per minute; calls from mobiles and some networks may be higher)
  • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine - 0906 701 0095 (Calls cost 50p per minute; calls from mobiles and some networks may be higher)
  • Malaria Reference Laboratory - 09065 508908 (Calls are charged at £1 per minute)


Online web resources

Online web resources that provide travel health information and travel health advice are as follows:



TRAVAX is an interactive online database providing up to the minute travel health information for health care professionals. TRAVAX is maintained by the Travel Health Division of Health Protection Scotland (HPS).


Department of Health

Travel health advice


The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)

The National Travel Health Network and Centre, NaTHNaC, has been created to promote clinical standards in travel medicine with the goal of 'protecting the health of the British traveller'.


BBC Travel Health

Advice on avoiding illness and injury.


International Association for

Medical Assistance to Travellers

Provides health advice for travellers about health risks, the geographical distribution of diseases worldwide, immunization requirements for all countries, and travel vaccines.


Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Travel health advice by country.