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A traveller’s first-aid kit


The following list covers some of the items you might want to carry with you, especially if you’re going trekking or travelling in remote rural and wilderness areas.

  • Antiseptic cream
  • Anti-fungal powder
  • Insect repellent
  • Sticking plasters
  • Anti-blister moleskin (Compeed)
  • Lint
  • Sealed bandages and surgical tape
  • A course of ciprofloxacin and tinidazole
  • Imodium diarrhoea medicine
  • Oral rehydration salts
  • Paracetamol or aspirin
  • Water-sterilization tablets or iodine tincture
  • Sunscreen, lip salve, sunglasses
  • Multivitamins
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