The individual risk consultation that health care professionals provide to their clients is the single most important health information travellers can receive before they leave for their trip. If you are a health professional advising Canadian travellers what precautions they should take before and during travel, this section will provide the information you need to help you give advice during the consultation.
Health care professionals can consult the advisories published by the Public Health Agency of Canada specifically for them on topics such as administration of vaccines, status of vaccine availability, and news reported from international health authorities and other governments.
For recommendations and guidance on the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases and other health hazards that may be encountered by Canadian travellers outside of Canada, consult the latest news from:
Travel health medicine is an ever evolving practice. To stay on top of what's happening in this field, consult the Continuing Education and References section offered by the Public Health Agency of Canada Travel Medicine Program.