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Take care if you need medical or dental treatment back home 

If you, or your family need any kind of medical or dental treatment when you are visiting family in South Asia, remember these points:

  • Try to ensure any equipment used is sterile or taken from a sealed pack
  • Only have medical treatment if it is absolutely essential – doctors in some countries may give injections when they are not really needed
  • If you need a blood transfusion, ask for blood that has been screened for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C

For more information on travelling safely, see our Travel safe leaflet (PDF, 99KB)

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