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The average medical risks travelling abroad

Travel Insurance is not a legal requirement but it really is very important. If you do become involved in an accident, health emergency or are struck down by illness, the medical professional dealing with you will expect to find evidence of a travel insurance policy and it is up to you to provide that vital information.

ALWAYS carry your policy certificate with you and share your travel insurance details with friends or family back home in the UK.

Below are estimates of the monthly risk per 100,000 people travelling in developing countries:

Many of the diseases mentioned below can be avoided by taking simple precautions. Ensuring that you are fully vaccinated for the countries you are visiting is essential.

Below are the estimates of how infectious diseases are distributed per 100,000 travellers: