Travelling to India for the Delhi XIX Commonwealth Games 2010

Shaw, Marc T.M., Leggat, Peter A., and Chatterjee, Santanu (2010) Travelling to India for the Delhi XIX Commonwealth Games 2010. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 8 (3). pp. 129-138.

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Abstract

The 19th Commonwealth Games, conducted once in every four years since 1930, will be held in New Delhi from the 3rd through until the 14th of October, 2010. There will be approximately 17 sports on display and there will also be 15 para-sporting events. This paper focuses on health and safety issues for travellers to India in general, although it provides specific references to advice for visiting Commonwealth Games athletes and team staff, who will be travelling to the games. Whilst it needs be remembered that travel health advice can change, travellers are advised to seek up-to-date travel health advice for India, from their professional providers, closer to their departure.

Item ID: 16386
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: Commonwealth Games, travel, health, safety, India, Delhi
ISSN: 1477-8939
Date Deposited: 15 May 2011 02:31
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111716 Preventive Medicine @ 50%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111706 Epidemiology @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920412 Preventive Medicine @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified @ 50%
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