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Safari in Africa

When preparing to go on a safari in Africa, the travel consultant must consider a number of factors such as: what vaccines have you had, your personal health issues and medications, what are the medical issues in the country at … Continue reading

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Altitude with a Group

I had a mother call me the other day worried about her teenager going to Ecuador with a group of other teens lead by a very popular outdoor group.  They expected to be at an altitude of 14 to 15000 … Continue reading

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Visiting Friends and Relatives

If you are returning to your birthplace, you may think you don’t need to be concerned about your health.  But that’s not true. People visiting friends and relatives in endemic areas are eight times more likely to get malaria than … Continue reading

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Are Travel Vaccines Covered by Insurance?

Yes and No! Alberta Health Services has never covered any services related to travel. This includes the consultation and the vaccines. Because of this we bill you, the traveller, for all of our services and vaccines. You can then submit … Continue reading

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