From the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Latest update: Health section – there has been an outbreak of dengue fever; you should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre

Visit your health professional at least 4 to 6 weeks before your trip to check whether you need any vaccinations or other preventive measures. Country specific information and advice is published by the National Travel Health Network and Centre on the TravelHealthPro website and by NHS (Scotland) on the fitfortravel website. Useful information and advice about healthcare abroad is also available on the NHS Choices website.

Medical facilities in Nauru are very basic and medical evacuation by air ambulance to Australia is necessary in most cases. Make sure you have adequate travel health insurance and accessible funds to cover the cost of any medical treatment abroad and repatriation.

Nauru is subject to periodic outbreaks of typhoid.

There has been an outbreak of dengue fever. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes and follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre.

There have been reports of visitors being bitten by stray dogs. Be vigilant, particularly on the beach. If you are approached by a dog, do not run. Reaching down as if to pick up something off the ground can be enough to scare dogs away. If you are bitten seek medical attention immediately.

If you need emergency medical assistance during your trip, dial 117 or 118 and ask for an ambulance. You should contact your insurance/medical assistance company promptly if you are referred to a medical facility for treatment

from Travel Advice Summary, which can be found at: http://ift.tt/10iulaQ

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