Before You Go      

Trip pre-planning and precautions are very useful before embarking on a trip or journey outside your home. We recommend that you follow some strict rules before traveling to ensure good health during your time away and even when you get back. Some of these include

  1. Making an appointment with your Health Care Provider, if you don’t have one, you are welcome to Contact Us.
  2. Set up immunization for common tropical diseases.
  3. Determine the vaccines that you need. Usually your health care provider will inform you of what diseases to be
    aware of depending on where you are going and how long you are staying. Vaccines are available to protect Canadians against the following
    • Cholera
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B
    • Influenza
    • Japanese Encephalitis
    • Measles, Mumps and Rubella
    • Meningitis (some types)
    • Pneumonia (some types)
    • Polio
    • Rabies
    • Tetanus and diphtheria
    • Travelers’ Diarrhea
    • Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
    • Yellow Fever.

More information on these can be provided to you at our clinic or you can contact your health care provider.

  1. By law some vaccines are required depending on which country you are traveling to. This is also some information that we can provide and assist with upon you visit.
  2. Traveling with existing health concerns or traveling with pregnancy? There are specifics relating to your situation that you should be aware of.

The Northgate Travel Clinic will provide you all the information you might need that suits your particular situation to ensure that you are best protected from any form of health risks. Below are some diseases that you may be exposed to depending on your destination.

Tropical Disease
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