4 Reasons To Get Your Yellow Card

Did you know that the yellow fever vaccine is a necessity when traveling to some countries? Since there is a shortage right now, it’s imperative you plan well for your trip. In this blog, read about the importance of getting a yellow fever vaccine. Summer is a popular time for many people to take a […]

Three Age Groups Who Should Get Protected Against Measles Before Travel

One disease Americans traveling abroad may not be thinking about is one that has been under control in the U.S. for many years: measles.  However, measles is still a common disease in many parts of the world.  In this blog read about the age groups that should take precaution before engaging in international travel. It […]

6 Items To Include In Your Travel Health Kit

When your student is traveling abroad, it’s not only an opportunity for your child to have a once-in-a-lifetime adventure; it’s also an opportunity for you!  Many parents of children studying abroad take this chance to visit their children and have a vacation of their own.  In this case, adults need to take the same precautions […]

Why Women Need To Be Extra Cautious When Traveling

Women of all ages face certain dangers all over the world.  Are you worried about your female student who is traveling abroad next semester?  Being well versed in self defense is important for all women, whether you plan to travel or not.  However, when traveling, tourists seem to have an extra target on their back […]

10 Safe Travel Tips

Are you about to be a first-time traveler in a foreign country?  Whether you’re a seasoned traveler, or this is your first trip abroad, it’s important to follow safety tips when in an unfamiliar area.  By following the 10 safety tips in this blog, you’ll have a safe and enjoyable trip no matter where you […]

Are You Concerned About The Safety Of Your Child While Studying Abroad?

Do you have a student traveling abroad this year?  You may be wondering what you can do to keep your child safe as far as their health goes, but don’t know where to start.  International Travel Care is a travel clinic that has consulted with thousands of world travelers on the vaccinations they need to […]

Meningitis: Required Vaccination For Pilgrimage To Mecca

For those of the Muslim religion, fall means the time has come for the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia for Hajj.  Hajj takes place from approximately October 13th – October 18th.  Mass gatherings, such as Hajj, contain unique health risks due to the large groups of people in close quarters.  In this blog, I […]

How To Prevent JE When Your Military Family Is Stationed Abroad

People in the military who are stationed overseas, particularly in parts of Asia, have different vaccination needs for their infants and toddlers than people in the U.S.  What I want to focus on for this week’s blog is Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and the vaccination that can help safeguard your children against the disease. About Japanese […]

How To Keep Mosquitos Away For 6 Weeks

Prior to traveling abroad to Asian countries, it is imperative to check if the countries on your itinerary are countries with incidents of Japanese Encephalitis. Many people have found success in keeping bugs from biting by using bug repellant as an added precaution bites from infected mosquitos,along with getting vaccinated against Japanese Encephalitis.  In this […]

Foods To Avoid When Traveling Abroad

When traveling abroad this summer, it’s important to be aware of the types of food that are okay to eat and the type of food you should avoid.  Awareness of foods to avoid while in a foreign country will help prevent against Hepatitis A as well as Typhoid; two diseases that are both spread by […]