Malaria is caused by 4 types of Plasmodium parasites. It is spread by infected mosquitos that generally bite from dusk to dawn.
Chikungunya, dengue and zika are viruses spread through the bite of an infected mosquito.
Japanese Encephalitis (JE) is a potentially serious viral infection spread through the bite of an infected mosquito.
Contaminated food and water can cause travelers’ diarrhea and other diseases.
Travelers visiting the tropics are exposed to significant illnesses that are transmitted by mosquitoes and other insects.
Bacteria are the most common cause of TD, accounting for 80-90% of TD.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is caused by insufficient adaptation to the low oxygen pressure at high altitude.
Useful Tips for Travellers
We are a one-stop travel clinic:
- Each appointment includes a consultation with our Registered Nurses or doctor with over 15 years experience providing the latest information on health-associated risks for clients to all destinations in the world
- The consultation is catered to your itinerary and health history
- Vaccines are administered at your on-site appointment
- We will arrange your travel prescriptions ready for pick up within 24 or less
- We are a public health yellow fever vaccine designated site
After your initial consultation, there is no consultation fee for appointments made to complete your vaccine series’. You will simply pay for the vaccine(s) only.
A consultation is required if you are travelling to a country with risk of yellow fever.
Please allow 30-60 mins for your appointment. We recommend you review our vaccine price list before your appointment.
To prepare for your consultation, download your Client Intake Form here, complete sections A and C only, and bring it to your appointment or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travel Health for Specific Destinations
Visit our Kitsilano clinic for a pre-travel consultation and vaccinations to protect your health.
Contact us now to arrange an appointment!
Our telephone hours are 8:00am-6:00pm. Appointment times are arranged to suit your schedule
and may be booked outside the hours listed below.