Overseas travel health advice

Holiday travel stamps
Use this resource to find out more about travelling to countries where there is a risk of disease, including rabies, Zika virus (ZIKV), measles and yellow fever. 


Available to RCN members

Who is this resource for?

This resource is aimed at nurses and nursing support workers across all settings and levels of practice, including students of health, social work and care professions. 

What will this resource give me?

  • travel health advice for people going to Saudi Arabia
  • guidance on protection against rabies and which countries require the vaccine
  • information on the Zika Virus and insect bite avoidance
  • advice on travel risks during pregnancy
  • guidance on yellow fever and areas at risk of transmission
  • information on measles (MMR) and the risk of infection
  • signposting to a range of useful information and resources.

Resource last reviewed

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