There are numerous travel accessories that will make your journey easier, such as a travel thermometer, mosquito repellent with DEET, travel towel, earplugs or an inflatable neck pillow. In the travel shop in the Travel Clinic you can choose from a wide selection of these accessories.
Use the list below as a useful checklist before you start your journey.
|Complaint||First aid accessories and medication|
|Cuts|| First aid kit For disinfectant, for example Betadine® or Sterilon®|
|Diarrhoea|| ORS, for dehydration (Orisel®) A stopper such as Diacure®, Diarem® or Imodium® Caution: stoppers may only be used by adults and children older than eight|
|Insect bites|| Insect repellent (based on DEET with a minimum concentration of 30%) Mosquito net (impregnated) Tick forceps|
|Sunburn|| Sunblock (at least factor 30) Lip balm, with protection factor Sunglasses Headgear|
|Pain and fever|| Paracetamol Junior Paracetamol Caution: it’s better to avoid the use of aspirin-based medication|
|Altitude sickness|| Medication for altitude sickness, such as Diamox®|
|Travel sickness|| Medication for travel sickness (airsickness, seasickness)|
|Malaria|| Malaria tablets (only if advised)|
|Other (only if necessary)|| Your regular medication A set of sterile syringes and sterile needles A water filter Chemical agent, such as Hadex® drops Condoms (if necessary with lubricant)|