Africa

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

An African holiday should be spent in the wild, not in the emergency ward. This guide to healthy travel covers immunisation, medical kits, how to stay healthy and what to do if problems arise. It's like having a mini-medic in your pocket.

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Overview

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

An African holiday should be spent in the wild, not in the emergency ward. This guide to healthy travel covers immunisation, medical kits, how to stay healthy and what to do if problems arise. It's like having a mini-medic in your pocket.

  • tailored advice for travellers of all ages and needs
  • clear guidelines on treating common travel illnesses
  • how to avoid wildlife hazards, from insects to hippos
  • safety tips for outdoor action, including safaris and trekking
  • comprehensive first-aid section

Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Dr. Isabelle Young, and Dr. Tony Gherardin.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781740591430
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications
  • Publication date: 7/1/2008
  • Series: Healthy Travel Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 770,964
  • Product dimensions: 5.56 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.77 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2009

    A need for any traveller to Africa- this book might just save you!

    Long before you go out travelling, buy this book! It features information about the vaccines, medication and what to expect before departing and a refrence to what could happen, what to avoid, and how to prevent almost any dangerous situation while travelling. It also lists websites and telephone numbers in case of emergency.

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