As surfers we travel to all regions of the world. Often times this takes us to developing nations and tropical regions where many vaccine preventable diseases can occur. The exact requirements for vaccination vary depending on the region.
Phillip Chapman, 43, and the pitfalls and pleasures of surf travel.
By Will Bendix, Zigzag.
By Dr. Aimee Perreira, MD University of Hawaii, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Dr. David Rovinsky, MD, FACS, FAAOS Bone and Joint Center; Kauai Medical Clinic Gregory F. Kolber, MBA
A fully comprehensive list compiled by Dr Phil Chapman. Don’t leave for G-Land without it!
Get a decent travel insurance policy covering the full duration of your trip, and make sure it SPECIFICALLY includes surfing. Find out if you need any additional immunisations – your GP or travel clinic can help you with this.