What is malaria? Malaria is a serious and potentially deadly disease found in many tropical countries. It is transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. Malaria carrying mosquitoes most often bite in the evening and overnight. The malaria parasite replicates once in the body so you can get very unwell from just one bite….

Meeting new friends from around the world is one of the big positives of travelling. If you’ve decided to travel solo, making friends for short trips and adventures during your travels is a great way to stave off loneliness and keep you grounded. Even just a short chat while you take a bus can help…

Using public transport is the best way to get around when you’re travelling. You’ll experience your destination like a local, and get to glimpse a different way of life. There’s so many other benefits, too; it’s affordable, lower on emissions, reliable if you get to grips with local timetables and usually easy to use, especially…

What is Malaria? Malaria is a disease cause by a parasite passed on to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. There are 5 different types of parasite that can cause disease but the type that causes the most severe forms of the disease is caused P. falciparum and is the most common type…

What is Rabies Rabies is an infectious viral disease of the brain and nervous system that is fatal once symptoms have started. The most common way that humans contract rabies, up to 99% of cases is through transmission from domestic dogs. Every year more than 15 million people worldwide receive a post bite vaccination. This…

With many different options available when it comes to antimalarial medication, it can be confusing working out which one is best for you. The safest option would be to come for a consultation in one of our clinics to discuss your trip and medical history. But if you’re looking to safely buy medication online from the Nomad pharmacy,…

1. Get vaccinated There’s a number of diseases present in India that you may come into contact with on your trip. Make sure you book a travel health consultation to discuss all the risks you should be aware of and to complete any recommended courses of vaccinations before you leave. Check out our India health…

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the name given to a group of viruses that live on the skin and can be passed from person-to-person. Many HPV infections come and go and do not cause any problems, but persistent HPV infection is a leading cause of cervical and other cancers. In addition to cervical cancer in women,…