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Review: Health risks for students on overseas placements


Health profession students are encouraged to take an elective during training and many do this overseas in tropical, low-income countries. Higher education institutions should offer advice and support on organising these placements but this varies and students may present for pre-travel health advice at their general practice or travel clinic. This article discusses how they should be advised.

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Type Article
Subject Planning a clinical placement overseas   
Tags travel health   safety   travel advice   risk assessment   vaccines   vaccinations   insurance   student   malaria   
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