MIL OSI Translation. Region: Germany / Germany –
Source: Switzerland – Canton Government of Basle Landscape
“A journey is a drink from the source of life”
The Swiss travel a lot and like. In 2017, every person living in Switzerland made an average of 3.3 trips with overnight stays and 10.0 day trips. 67% of overnight trips took them abroad, while the majority of day trips were in Switzerland (90%, source: Federal Statistical Office).
In order to be optimally prepared for a trip abroad, vaccination status and any necessary travel vaccinations should be checked. It is also important to inform yourself about diseases, which you can not vaccinate, but have great medical importance.
Medical information before traveling is very important. There are a variety of options available. You can get in advance through the website inform. There are all important topics around travel medicine, but also practical tips on the individual countries provided as well as addresses for a personal travel advice.
Should a yellow fever vaccine be necessary, then you have to go to a certified against yellow fever turn.
The Swiss Tropical Institute in Basel (TPH) offers competent medical advice as well as the possibility to have all necessary vaccinations carried out on site. Likewise, the latest recommendations regarding Zika and pregnancy are on the homepage link. Should there be medical problems after the trip, the TPH with specialists is an optimal contact point.
In addition, the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) provides information on travel warnings, information on visas or official representations abroad. Also, there is the possibility online on “itineris: Online registration for foreign travel“To be registered and warned and located in the event of a crisis situation.
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