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Travel Health Briefing

Be prepared for an upcoming trip with this bespoke, interactive session with a Travel Health Nurse

Description

Getting ready to go away often means working through a long to-do list. Whatever is on this list, your health should always be at the top of it. 

Whether travelling alone or in a team, going on a short or long term trip, or visiting a new or challenging environment, knowing the health risks can help people make informed decisions, take necessary precautions and navigate the potential risks. In this interactive session, an experienced Travel Health Nurse will prepare information based on the destination and the group, listen to people’s needs, provide the right advice about the medication you might need and what to do to stay healthy.

OUTCOMES

✅ Understand the principles of good health when travelling

 Learn how to stay healthy whilst away

 Better understand the context to which they are travelling

 Travel with confidence

AT A GLANCE

📍 Location: online, or in-person in Nairobi and London

Duration: 90 minutes

👥 Perfect for … any individual or group travelling to a new or challenging environment.

💬 We say … “When people travel to do purposeful work they often set off with real energy and excitement. That’s why I love this work – I get to send them on their way equipped to stay in this frame of mind, and not get derailed by ill health.” – Jo, Lead Nurse

FURTHER READING

📖 Does Duty Of Care Stop At Passport Control?

📖 Preparing And Caring For Staff Who Travel

Testimonials

“The session was excellent. It was interactive and addressed mental wellbeing issues as well as physical health, which was particularly important to us.” — Colin, Church Mission Society

“Each year as part of our Fellowship Scheme we send postgraduates to live and work overseas for two years. Thrive provides valuable travel advice and ongoing support for them. And in the uncertainty of COVID-19, Thrive’s team has been a really useful point of contact. They are proactive. They find solutions. And they know what they are doing. It gives confidence to our fellows, and to us as an organisation.” — Susan, Overseas Development Institute

“The exercise on what food to eat was great – these type of things really help to reinforce key principles.” — Anonymous

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