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Links to other web sites that can be of help when planning your trip or while you are away.

Department of Health - Fit for travel
Health advice for travellers anywhere in the world from the UK. 

Embassies and Consulates
Yahoo index of UK Embassies and Consulates around the world

UNICEF helps children get the care and stimulation they need in the early years of life and encourages families to educate girls as well as boys. It strives to reduce childhood death and illness and to protect children in the midst of war and natural disaster.

Center for Disease Control Travel Advice
The official US guidelines for vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis for American travellers.

International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers
IAMAT advises travellers about health risks, the geographical distribution of diseases worldwide, immunization requirements for all countries.

The Malaria Foundation
Since 1992, the Malaria Foundation International (MFI) has raised public awareness and provided education about malaria.

The High Altitude Medicine Guide
medical information on the prevention, recognition, and treatment of altitude illness, as well as other health issues affecting travellers to high mountainous regions of the world. Information content is designed for the use of physicians and non-physicians alike.

UNAIDS works to prevent the transmission of HIV, providing care and support, reducing the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV and AIDS, and alleviating the impact of the epidemic. 

Travel Insurance
FCO consular service
Foreign & Commonwealth Office giving advice on travel insurance.

Electrical power supply and plugs
What size electrical plug is used, and is it 110 or 250 volts? Search all countries.

GSM Association
Get detailed information about GSM coverage to check if your phone will work at your destination.

Currecy exchange rates
OANDA covers all exchange rates.

FCO Travel Advice
Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), the British Government department responsible for overseas relations and foreign affairs.

US State Department
Countries where avoidance of travel is recommended will have Travel Warnings as well as Consular Information Sheets.

Web site with travel tips and news for women.

Health news from Reuters
Reuters news service about general health issues. 

IRIN - humanitarian news and analysis
News from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.  

Updated 27 january 2009