MIMS launches new travel health guidance

MIMS now features travel health guidance from the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC).

New travel health guidance in MIMS provides the latest recommendations on vaccination and malaria prophylaxis. | SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
New travel health guidance in MIMS provides the latest recommendations on vaccination and malaria prophylaxis. | SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

NaTHNaC was established by the Department of Health in 2002 and is now commissioned by the Health Protection Agency to develop consistent and authoritative national guidance on travel health for health professionals and to promote excellence in the practice of travel medicine, with the broad goal of Protecting the Health of British Travellers. Its clinical and scientific team compiles advice for both healthcare professionals and travellers, which is updated continuously based on daily surveillance of disease outbreaks around the world.

Latest recommendations

The MIMS/NaTHNaC travel tables are an invaluable resource for travel health consultations. The guidance is arranged by country, allowing healthcare professionals to easily find the latest official recommendations for travel to a particular destination.  It will be updated monthly.

In addition to recommendations on vaccination and malaria prophylaxis, the guidance includes:

Printable travel health fact sheets for patients are also available online.

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