Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
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You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
Getting medical assistance overseas can be challenging and expensive, especially in an emergency. Read our advice on what to do when when you need help.
Medical tourism is when you go overseas for medical treatment. Before you go, gather the information you need. Make informed choices about your medical procedure.
When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our help.
When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.
Many countries don't have the same access, services or support for people with disabilities as Australia. Learn more about travelling with a disability.