Professor Larry Goodyer PhD MRPharmS FFTM RCPS(Glasg) FRGS is head of the Leicester School of Pharmacy De Montfort University (www.dmu.ac.uk) and director of Nomad Travel Store and Clinics( www.nomadtravel.co.uk)
Pharmacists must be able to advise UK-based travellers to malaria-endemic areas on the precautions they can take to protect themselves against the disease.
With travel to the tropics more common than ever before, viral infections such as dengue fever and chikungunya should be suspected in travellers who develop a fever and fatigue.
This article, the third in our series about travel medicine, discusses the advice that can be given to travellers regarding safe food and water
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