Country profile: travelling to Australia
Shaw, Marc M.T., and Leggat, Peter A. (2003) Country profile: travelling to Australia. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 1 (2). pp. 126-133.
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Australia has a well-developed tourism industry and health care system. Despite the precautions recommended in this paper, Australia has been virtually free of local outbreaks of life threatening tropical diseases in recent decades. This paper focuses on health and safety issues for travellers to Australia, especially the special precautions for those travelling to more rural and remote areas in outback Australia. Travellers to Australia should be advised that, in general, Australia is a relatively safe country in which to travel, and it has high standards of health and hygiene.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||Australia; bites and stings; infectious diseases; outback; travel health advise|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920404 Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response) @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||26 Mar 2010 13:39|
|Last Modified:||13 Feb 2011 02:08|
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