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Rabies..What Should Travellers Know about Rabies?

Mar 5, 2014 No Comments

Rabies is a viral infection of the human brain and nervous system that is transmitted via a bite of infected canine animals. More information about Rabies is available by visiting: http://travel.gc.ca/travelling/health-safety/diseases/rabies Many Carnivores (Meat eating Animals)

Chikungunya in The Caribbean

Feb 17, 2014 No Comments

According to a recent Travel Health Notice posted by the Public Health Agency of Canada on February 12, 2014 there have been confirmed cases of  Chikungunya in the Caribbean. Chikungunya is transmitted to humans through

Travel Insurance Types…What Do They Really Mean?

Feb 7, 2014 No Comments

there is a misconception among travellers that “Travel Insurance” covers health expenses.It DOES NOT. it merely means coverage for lost luggage and cancelled trips plus other non medical expenses. there is two other types of

Travel Health Notice: Cholera in Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti

Jan 10, 2014 No Comments

Cholera is an acute intestinal infection resulting from food and water contaminated with Vibrio Cholerae bacteria. The symptoms include profuse watery diarrhea which may have the appearance of what is called “rice water stools”. Severe