Health Recommendations

Bring along with you to the convention

Bring along with you all that you need to:

  • Continue your routine treatment far from home

  • Treat simple wounds and infections

  • Prevent certain infectious or parasitic diseases especially those transmitted by mosquitoes (Ex: Malaria)

  • have a pleasant stay in Koume

Health Travel Kit

Content of the travel kit

The Travel Kit at the pharmacy should comprise of:

  1. Analgesic (against pain) and antipyretic (against fever): Paracetamol and Ibuprofen

  2. Antidiahhroeal antisecretory agents: Loperamide, carbon, Parenterol (for children)

  3. Rehydration salts, especially for children after an attack of diarrhea; ORS, Zinkid

  4. Antiemetics if necessary, for travel sickness, or for vomiting – Metrochorpramide, promethazine, etc

  5. Antihistamines ( Anti H1): Loratidine, cetirizine, desloratadine

  6. Tropical antiallergics, in case of insect bites, or allergic reactions on the skin ( soventol gel, fenistil gel)

  7. Antispasmodic, abdominal pain, (cramps, general discomfort) Spasfon tablets, Iberogast.

  8. Laxative, in case of constipation: Milk of magnesia, Dulcolax (Bisacodyl), Duphalac,

  9. Tropical Antifungals – Fungicide, Carnestine cream, etc

Vaccination Recommendations

Necessary Vaccines

There are many vaccines which are considered necessary. For example, vaccines against

  • diphtheria,
  • tetanus,
  • poliomyelitis,
  • Hepatitis A,
  • Hepatitis B,
  • Meningococcus C,
  • yellow fever, or
  • typhoid fever

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