Are you gearing up for an exciting adventure in Bali, exploring the charming landscapes of Europe, or embarking on a journey, be it local or overseas?
At Eastgate Medical Centre, we understand that your health and well-being are paramount, especially when you're on the move. That's why we offer comprehensive traveler's health support to ensure your trip is not only memorable but also safe and healthy.
Our team of expert doctors is dedicated to providing you with a range of essential services to safeguard your health throughout your travels. Here's how we can assist you:
1. PRE-DEPARTURE CONUSELING:
Before you set off on your journey, it's crucial to be well-informed and prepared for potential health risks at your destination. Our medical professionals offer personalised pre-departure counseling to equip you with the knowledge you need to stay healthy while abroad. We'll discuss travel-related health concerns, safety tips, and any specific health advisories relevant to your destination.
2. CUSTOMISED TRAVELER'S VACCINATIONS:
Different regions come with different health risks, and the best way to protect yourself is through vaccinations tailored to your destination. At Eastgate Medical Centre, we provide custom-designed vaccination plans based on your travel itinerary. This ensures you receive the right immunisations to shield you from diseases that might be prevalent at your chosen location.
3. MALARIA PROPHYLAXIS:
For travelers heading to malaria-endemic regions, we offer essential guidance and medications to help you prevent this potentially serious mosquito-borne disease. Our medical team will recommend and prescribe the most effective malaria prophylaxis based on the specific area you plan to visit.
4. POST-TRAVEL HEALTH CARE:
Your health matters not only while you're on the road but also when you return home. If you encounter health issues during your journey, such as traveler's diarrhea or other ailments, we're here to provide post-travel health care. Our doctors are ready to diagnose and treat any illnesses or discomfort you may experience after your trip.
At Eastgate Medical Centre, we understand that your travels are more than just vacations; they're experiences that shape your life. Your well-being is our priority, and we're committed to ensuring that you can explore the world with confidence.
Check list for travelling
BEFORE YOU LEAVE:
Overseas travel can be a great experience, but it can also expose you to serious infectious diseases. Plan and prepare your travel to stay safe:
- Research your destinations on the Smartraveller website.
- See a doctor for medical advice and to find out what vaccinations you need for travel.
- Understand how to avoid infection risks.
- Use the health checklist before you go to make sure you’ve covered everything.
- If you are planning to get medical or dental treatment, do some research first.
WHILE YOU TRAVEL:
When you are overseas you should take steps to reduce your risk of infectious diseases:
- Keep up to date about health risks with Smartraveller subscriber alerts.
- Protect yourself from insect-borne diseases and diseases spread by animals.
- Practice good personal hygiene and food safety.
- Avoid contaminated food and water.
- Avoid unprotected sex
- Avoid activities such as tattooing or sharing needles, to reduce your risk of blood-borne diseases.
WHEN YOU RETURN:
If you become unwell:
- Before your trip home – see a doctor
- On your way home – tell your flight or vessel crew or visit your vessel’s medical centre
- While in the airport or seaport – tell a biosecurity officer
- In the weeks after you return home – see a doctor and tell them where you travelled.
Ref: Department of Health and Age Care