AIR TRAVEL AND YOUR HEALTH
What Are Malaria Pills?
Malaria Pills are drugs that you can take to treat malaria or to help prevent malaria from infecting you if you are travelling to malaria – risk area.
You can take medicine to treat malaria. You can also take medicine to prevent malaria and to make it less likely you’ll get the disease.
A travel health clinic is an office staffed by doctors and nurses who have a special interest in travel and tropical medicine. Service involves providing immunizations, furnishing necessary medications, and counseling patients on health and safety risks specific to their destination.
A fit to travel certificate is a medical certificate written by a doctor that confirms your medically fit to fly.
It's important that you're fit to fly, especially if you’re pregnant, are ill or have been injured.
Airlines generally advise passengers with health issues to liaise with their treating physician in order to clarify their fitness to fly. In special cases, it may also be necessary to request medical clearance and a fitness to fly certificate.