in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the CDC is an agency of the Department
of Health and Human Services. This agency performs many functions
in areas of disease treatment and prevention. Travel related
ship sanitation inspection summaries ("Green
Sheet"), and much more.
A wide variety
of Health related topics are covered (from A-Z) in addition
to travel health. Overall this is a fairly well organized site
providing information that is informative yet not overly technical.
May need to explore a bit to find desired topic. No commercial
located at http://www.cdc.gov
non-medically related information on an large number of topics
for travelers abroad including:
other government agencies. Lots of information but not always
easy to find.
Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is a national, nonprofit
medical association of more than 88,000 members (family physicians,
family practice residents, and medical students). The above
link connects to a patient information handout published in
the "American Family Physician".
Medicine: Helping Patients Prepare for Trips Abroad
is a comprehensive article, written for healthcare providers,
discussing medically related travel recommendations This article
is well written and provides useful information for the non-
physician; however, some topics are beyond the scope of non-medical
patient education health topics can be found at the AAFP's
company providing health/travel information to healthcare providers.
This site is well organized. Information is concise and easily
understood by non-medical readers. Travel Health Online uses
and reorganizes information provided by the CDC, World Health
Organization (WHO), the U.S. State Department and other sources
as well as providing its own topics . Covers a variety of travel
related topics. Information easy to find. Commercial advertising
is limited. Link to Travel Medicine site not very useful to
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