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Cover for Notification and health regulations.

This chapter enumerates the notifiable infectious diseases subject to the international and national health regulations. Some suggestions to set up a surveillance system for diseases of international or national importance, the vaccination requirements for international travel, and the health...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Exploring how medical voluntourism contributes to health and wellbeing in Haiti.

This chapter explores the ways in which medical voluntourism (i.e., where health professionals travel to another country to provide medical services) contributes to community health and wellbeing in Haiti, particularly in issues such as malnutrition, water access/sanitation and waste disposal. It...

Author(s)
Thomsen, J.; Keneman, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Notification and health regulations.

Because of the serious nature of the disease or the ease by which it is transmitted, some diseases are notified. Individual countries will have their own priorities as to which diseases these should be, whereas international agreement specifies certain diseases which must be notified to other...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Access to the destination and the enterprise: the transportation factor.

This chapter presents findings from research into UK tourism enterprises, with regard to (1) how visitors accessed the enterprise and (2) whether the enterprises encouraged customers to travel by public transport as opposed to being car based. Before discussing the outcomes of this area of the...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dengue infections in travelers.

This book chapter examines the increasing role of travel in the evolving epidemiology of dengue. It describes historical aspects of travel and dengue infection, the risk of dengue for travellers, the clinical manifestations of dengue in travellers, protection measures for travellers against dengue, ...

Author(s)
Wilder-Smith, A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939649)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable transport to tourist destination countries.

This chapter looks at: the forms of international transport used now; the environmental impacts of transport used by tourists; and future sustainable transport alternatives. Most of the discussion focuses on Europe and North America.

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Returning home: reflections on lifestyle transformation resulting from international backpacker travels.

This chapter explores how the experiences of US backpackers participating in extended international sojourns contribute to their perceived and real lifestyle transformations upon returning home. The three primary components necessary for transformation to occur are disorienting dilemmas, critical...

Author(s)
Kanning, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642093)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Notification and health regulations.

This chapter provides an overview on international notification requirements for infectious diseases, as well as a discussion on the minimal vaccination requirements for international travel.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Port health and international health regulations.

This chapter describes how rapidly can pandemic influenza spread between countries and presents the International Health Regulations (IHR) aiming to prevent, protect against, control and provide a public health response to the international spread of disease. The WHO review of the implementation of ...

Author(s)
Hagen, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938567)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The great unknown.

This introductory chapter contextualizes the study of Western tourists in developing countries and examines the size of West-South tourism. It concludes by pointing out the importance of such a study to the sustainable development of tourism in the South.

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter

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