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.
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Service Charter in Arabic (ميثاق الخدمات القنصلية).
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Service Charter in Simplified Chinese (领事服务).
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 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.
Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.