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Health & First Aid

We have never really thought of ourselves as big planners, more of the ‘play it by ear’ folk.  However, when taking on Africa with our Jeep and each other, we seem to be a bit more on the detail oriented side of things.  One of these details is health & first...
Our First Aid Kit

Our First Aid Kit

1/6/2014 Still on the preparation mode we have put together a basic first aid kit.From my experience this would grow with the addition of local medicine that will be more effective in specific cases.So we stay minimal but not unprepared .In the list bellow I try to...

Shots, Shots, Shots!

We made a visit to our local Travel Clinic today to get hooked up with all our meds and immunizations. We both got Hep A, Typhoid, and will be going in next week to get Yellow Fever. I also got Tetanus and a Pneumonia vaccine. Ike started his Hep B series. The doc...
Voorkomen is beter dan genezen

Voorkomen is beter dan genezen

Het is uiteraard belangrijk om een goede gezondheid te hebben als je een wereldreis gaat maken. Het handigst is om te voorkomen dat je ziek wordt. Hoe? Bijvoorbeeld door jezelf te vaccineren, door niet in stilstaand water te zwemmen en door je groente en fruit te...
Basic First-Aid Kit Info

Basic First-Aid Kit Info

September is Preparedness Month, and what better way to be prepared than updating your first aid kit?  (Or, if you’re more like me, finally putting together a legitimate kit because you’ve never bothered with more than aspirin and some band-aids in a baggie before.)...

Health Preparations

Disclaimer: I’m not a doctor.  Don’t base any health decisions on the information on this page.  I mention this only because it seems to be the done thing; frankly, anyone looking to a random blogger for medical advice probably deserves their parasites. All travel...
Χάπια, εμβόλια κτλ…

Χάπια, εμβόλια κτλ…

Χάπια ελονοσίας, βιβλιάρια και οδηγίες προς ταξιδιώτες! Χτες μετά από την επίσκεψή μου στη “Διεύθυνση Υγείας” και στο νοσοκομείο Λοιμωδών Θεσσαλονίκης, όπου έκανα προληπτικά εξέταση αίματος ώστε να ξέρω σε τι κατάσταση βρίσκονται και πόσα είναι τα αντισώματα που έχω...
Medicines and vaccinations

Medicines and vaccinations

Believe it or not, we are not able to simply pack our truck and drive anywhere we want.  For the past two years, we have been doing extensive research on the documents, vaccinations, etc. needed.  We’ve found that there are quite a few vaccinations required to cross...

Vaccinuri si medicamente

(vaccines and medicines) Capitolul Vaccinuri este foarte vast si controversal. Singurul vaccin ce trebuie facut obligatoriu este pentru Febra Galbena, dar cum ai contact cu atita lume, iar Africa este locul unde bolile nu dispar trebuie sa fi un pic mai precaut si sa...

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