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Travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK

Updated Travel Health Guidance for School Groups

20 Dec 2016

In recent years there has been an increase in school excursions overseas to countries where health hazards may be present. In addition, school exchange visits to countries in the developing world, which may entail extended periods abroad, are also on the increase.

Enquiries to the Travel and International Health (T&IH) team at Health Protection Scotland (HPS) have produced guidance primarily for those planning school excursions abroad although much of the information and advice is also relevant to parents and pupils. This guidance was recently updated and can be accessed via the following link: