a tourist is a national of a country where endemic
Yellow Fever is prevelant (Africa, South America,
Papua New Guinea), the individual must possess
a Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.
No other vaccination certificate is mandatory
through you may like to consult your doctor for
innoculation against typhoid, hepatitis A and
meningitis. If you are a health fanatic, you may
like to consider innoculation against polio, measles,
mumps, cholera etc. However, a few careful precaution
will make sure that even if you don't take the
innoculations, you are protected.
Common Health Hazards while travelling through
destinations across indian subcontinent.
Allergies, temperature variations
Cold-relief tablets, Vitamin C tablets and
Nasal decongestant solution and anti-allergic
medicines in your medical kit. (Local brands-
Coldarin for Cold/Cough, Celin (Vitamin
temperature variations, cough etc
Paracetamol, do not stress yourself too much.
Eat proper and light food.
be due to adulterated food or excessive intake
of spicy and rich taste food items.
according to your appetite. Eat lightly. carry
Oral Rehydration solution (Electral- Local
brand of ORS).
hot climate and lack of hygiene
Use Cream and vapour based mosquito repellents
while sleeping. (Local brands of repellents-
All Out, Mortein, Odomos, Mos free)
to harsh climatic conditions in some areas.
Excessive sun rays. Excessive cold conditions
in Himalayan region
sunscream in summers. Wear light colored full
bodied clothes. bath daily with an antiseptic
Excessive travel on hot summer days
plenty of fresh fruit fluids like lemon juice.
Consult doctor in case of sun stroke.
contact with local prostitutes
sex during travel or use a safe and effective
Minor accidents etc
an antiseptic lotion, cream etc. Do take Anti
Tetanus injection in case of injury due to
rusted iron etc.