International travel and health

ITH 2012 Edition

More than 900 million international journeys are undertaken every year. Global travel on this scale exposes many people to a range of health risks. Many of these risks, can be minimized by precautions taken before, during and after travel. This report provides information on health risks for travellers.


For individual queries about travel, refer to national or specialised websites, ministries of health, travel clinics or practitioners.
Links to national travel and health websites