Zambia Travel Guide
Zambia Travel Guide
Health and safety
Travel clinics

Zambia Travel Guide

Travel clinics

A full list of current travel clinic websites worldwide is available on For other journey preparation information, consult or Information about various medications may be found on


Berkeley Travel Clinic
32 Berkeley St, London W1J 8EL (near Green Park tube station); tel: 020 7629 6233

British Airways Travel Clinic and Immunisation Service
There are two BA clinics in London, both on tel: 0845 600 2236; Appointments only at 111 Cheapside; or walk-in service Mon–Sat at 156 Regent St. Apart from providing inoculations and malaria prevention, they sell a variety of health-related goods.

The Travel Clinic, Cambridge
48a Mill Rd, Cambridge CB1 2AS; tel: 01223 367362; fax: 01223 368021; email:; Open 12.00–19.00 Tue–Fri, 10.00–16.00 Sat.

Edinburgh Travel Clinic Regional Infectious Diseases Unit
Ward 41 OPD, Western General Hospital, Crewe Rd South, Edinburgh EH4 2UX; tel: 0131 537 2822. Travel helpline open 09.00–12.00 weekdays. Provides inoculations and anti-malarial prophylaxis and advises on travel-related health risks.

Fleet Street Travel Clinic
29 Fleet St, London EC4Y 1AA; tel: 020 7353 5678; Injections, travel products and latest advice.

Hospital for Tropical Diseases Travel Clinic
Mortimer Market Centre, 2nd Floor, Capper St (off Tottenham Ct Rd), London WC1E 6AU; tel: 020 7388 9600; Offers consultations and advice, and is able to provide all necessary drugs and vaccines for travellers. Runs a healthline (tel: 09061 337733) for country-specific information and health hazards. Also stocks nets, water purification equipment and personal protection measures.

MASTA (Medical Advisory Service for Travellers Abroad)
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1 7HT; tel: 09068 224100. This is a premium-line number, charged at 60p per minute. For a fee, they will provide an individually tailored health brief, with up-to-date information on how to stay healthy, inoculations and what to bring.

Masta pre-travel clinics
Tel: 01276 685040. Call for the nearest; there are currently 30 in britain. Also sell malaria prophylaxis memory cards, treatment kits, bednets, net treatment kits.

NHS travel website, provides country-by-country advice on immunisation and malaria, plus details of recent developments, and a list of relevant health organisations.

Nomad Travel Store
3–4 Wellington Terrace, Turnpike Lane, London N8 0PX; tel: 020 8889 7014; fax: 020 8889 9528; email:; Also at 40 Bernard St, London WC1N 1LJ; tel: 020 7833 4114; fax: 020 7833 4470 and 43 Queens Rd, Bristol BS8 1QH; tel: 0117 922 6567; fax: 0117 922 7789. As well as dispensing health advice, Nomad stocks mosquito nets and other anti-bug devices, and an excellent range of adventure travel gear.

Thames Medical
157 Waterloo Rd, London SE1 8US; tel: 020 7902 9000. Competitively priced, one-stop travel health service. All profits go to their affiliated company, InterHealth, which provides health care for overseas workers on Christian projects.

Trailfinders Immunisation Centre
194 Kensington High St, London W8 7RG; tel: 020 7938 3999.

The Travelpharm website,, offers up-to-date guidance on travel-related health and has a range of medications available through their online mini-pharmacy.

Irish Republic

Tropical Medical Bureau
Grafton Street Medical Centre, Grafton Buildings, 34 Grafton St, Dublin 2; tel: 1 671 9200;


Centers for Disease Control
1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333; tel: 888 232 3228 (toll free and available 24 hours) or 800 311 3435; fax: 877 FYI TRIP; The central source of travel information in the USA. Each summer they publish the invaluable Health Information for International Travel, available from the Division of Quarantine at the above address.

Connaught Laboratories
PO Box 187, Swiftwater, PA 18370; tel: 800 822 2463. They will send a free list of specialist tropical-medicine physicians in your state.

IAMAT (International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers)
417 Center St, Lewiston, NY 14092; tel: 716 754 4883; email:; A non-profit organisation that provides lists of English-speaking doctors abroad.


IAMAT (International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers)
Suite 1, 1287 St Clair Av W, Toronto, Ontario M6E 1B8; tel: 416 652 0137;

TMVC (Travel Doctors Group)
Sulphur Springs Rd, Ancaster, Ontario; tel: 905 648 1112;

Australia, New Zealand, Thailand

Tel: 1300 65 88 44; Twenty-two clinics in Australia, New Zealand and Thailand, including:

Canterbury Arcade, 170 Queen St, Auckland; tel: 9 373 3531

Dr Deborah Mills, Qantas Domestic Building, 6th floor, 247 Adelaide St, Brisbane, QLD 4000; tel: 7 3221 9066; fax: 7 3321 7076

Dr Sonny Lau, 393 Little Bourke St, 2nd floor, Melbourne, VIC 3000; tel: 3 9602 5788; fax: 3 9670 8394

Dr Mandy Hu, Dymocks Building, 7th Floor, 428 George St, Sydney, NSW 2000; tel: 2 221 7133; fax: 2 221 8401

PO Box 5049, Christchurch 5, New Zealand;

South Africa

SAA-Netcare Travel Clinics
PO Box 786692, Sandton 2146; fax: 011 883 6152; or Clinics throughout South Africa.

113 DF Malan Drive, Roosevelt Park, Johannesburg; tel: 011 888 7488; Consult the website for details of clinics in South Africa.


57 Voirets, 1212 Grand Lancy, Geneva;

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