Jeannett Martin, MA, RN, PNCert.Senior Nurse Manager, Medical Research Council’s General Practice Framework, LondonThere are over 50.8 million visits abroad by UK residents every year, of which eight million are to developing countries (Office of National Statistics, 1996). Although vaccination before travel abroad is an important preventive health measure, the main health risks are associated with behaviour when travelling (DoH, 2001).
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