The role of travel agents in travel medicine – a study with agencies from Sao Paulo, Brazil

A survey in São Paulo, Brazil, assessed travel agents’ knowledge on travellers’ health. Data were collected using an online questionnaire. Of 200 agencies contacted, 32 answered (34 agents). Most consultants reported discussing personal safety, healt insurance and vaccination. Few provided information on water and food diseases or sexually transmitted infections.
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Travel-related illness;  travelers' health;  travel;  disease prevention;  health risk;  patient safety

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Nascimento GM, Sartori AMC, Lopes MH, Medeiros CR, Lara AN. The role of travel agents in travel medicine – a study with agencies from Sao Paulo, Brazil. J. Travel. Med.. 2020 Feb. doi:https://doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taaa012.
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