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Long-stay and remote travel vaccinations

Long-stay and remote travel vaccinations

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Time to Complete

1 hours


June 30, 2015


April 27, 2017

Programme Description

In this article Dr Mike Townend covers the vaccinations that may be needed for travellers who are at higher risk of infectious disease because they are travelling for longer or to remote destinations. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include vaccination schedules and side-effects of hepatitis B, rabies, yellow fever, Japanese B encephalitis and tick-borne encephalitis.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Advise travellers when hepatitis B, rabies, Japanese encephalitis, and yellow fever vaccination may be required
  • Recognise when accelerated schedules and/or boosters are needed
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Mike Townend
    Immediate past chairman and honorary fellow
    British Global and Travel Health Association
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Pia-Sophie Wool
    United Kingdom


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credits (1 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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    • A computer with an internet connection
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