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Going to Brazil for the World Cup, or are you a health professional advising travellers? 

NaTHNaC will be taking travel health questions live on Monday, 14th April from 12.30pm to 1.30pm in a webchat on Twitter hosted by The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO).

The World Cup Q&A session offers the opportunity to ask health-related questions from vaccination requirements to advice on malaria and what to do in case of an emergency.

The event hosted by @FCOtravel https://twitter.com/FCOtravel will be using #beontheball to enable you to join in the conversation. Read more about it here: http://bit.ly/1qqVODS.
The latest from FCO travel advice (@FCOtravel). Consular assistance for British nationals overseas from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Mon – Fri, 9am–6pm (BST). Full details at http://ow.ly/pSBHv. London
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Are you travelling to Brazil for the World Cup? NaTHNaC and Public Health England have published a fact sheet with lots of tips to help you stay healthy and safe during your trip: http://bit.ly/1geIzR6 

Brazil is a large country and the health advice varies depending on where you are travelling and what you are doing. Check NaTHNaCs country information pages for advice on vaccines, malaria and other health risks. 

Ideally seek advice from your GP, practice nurse or travel clinic four to six week before you go. Some clinics are very busy so call early to get an appointment. If you have less time, an appointment is still worthwhile, some vaccines and malaria tablets can be provided at short notice. 

England’s first match, against Italy, is on 14 June 2014 in the Amazon city of Manaus. Malaria tablets, yellow fever and other vaccines are recommended for visitors to this area.
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How can fans going to Brazil for the World Cup protect their health? Whether you’re a fan with tickets or a health professional advising travellers, NaTHNaC can help.

NaTHNaC will be taking travel health questions live on Wednesday, 21st May from 11 am to 12 noon in a webchat in partnership with University College London Hospitals.

The World Cup Q&A session offers the chance to ask questions about vaccine requirements, protection against malaria, other health threats, and what sensible precautions travellers should take. 

Joining in the webchat is easy. Follow this link to request an email reminder or to join in the webchat on the day: http://www.uclh.nhs.uk/aboutus/webchat/Pages/WorldCupfeverwebchat.aspx

You can also submit your questions via email before the event by emailing webmaster@uclh.nhs.uk.

Meanwhile, check out our World Cup factsheet here: bit.ly/1my1tYS
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Protecting the Health of British Travellers
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The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) promotes standards in travel medicine, providing travel health information for health professionals and the public.

NaTHNaC is commissioned by Public Health England.

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