Travel Health Advisory Group: A joint travel industry and travel health Special Interest Group promoting healthy travel in Australia

Peter A. Leggat*, Nicholas Zwar, Bernie Hudson

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Abstract

The Travel Health Advisory Group (THAG), established in 1997, is a joint initiative between the travel industry and travel health professionals in Australia that aims to promote healthy travel. THAG seeks to promote cooperation in improving the health of travellers between the travel industry and travel medicine professionals and to raise public awareness of the importance of travel health. From 2011, THAG has been a Special Interest Group of The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine and its membership has been active in several areas, including web-based travel health information, travel health promotion, media releases, research and education in Australia. Information is given on the objectives, membership and an overview of the various activities of the group.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)259-262
Number of pages4
JournalTravel Medicine and Infectious Disease
Volume10
Issue number5-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2012
Externally publishedYes

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