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

Leggat, Peter A., Zwar, Nicholas, and Hudson, Bernie (2012) Travel Health Advisory Group: a joint travel industry and travel health Special Interest Group promoting healthy travel in Australia. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 10 (5-6). pp. 259-262.

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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.

Item ID: 25884
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1873-0442
Keywords: Australia; travel health; policy; education; health promotion
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2013 00:14
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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