Christopher Sanford, MD, MPH is associate professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Global Health at the University of Washington, and a family medicine physician who specializes in tropical medicine and travelers? health. His research interests include medical education in low-resource settings and health risks of urban centers in low-income nations.
In thirty years of traveling to some eighty countries, including months in remote parts of New Guinea and Borneo, all I can say is: I wish Christopher Sanford had written Staying Healthy Abroad decades earlier. He distills lots of confusing information, especially regarding vaccines and malaria prevention, into clear, sensible guidelines. And?this is important?Sanford is no arm-chair physician; his medical advice is bolstered by his own deep experience in far flung locales. Staying Healthy Abroad is an essential field guide that should be on every travelers' book shelf.- Carl Hoffman, New York Times?bestselling author of The Last Wild Men of Borneo, Savage Harvest, and The Lunatic Express
This compact, easy-to-read guide packs in information that is essential for any traveler.- Christopher Van Tilburg, author of Mountain Rescue Doctor and Search and Rescue
Wonderfully written, factual, and humorous. . . . An ideal text for all public library collections.- Library Journal
This book by Sanford is wonderfully written, factual, and humorous. . . . An ideal text for all public library collections.- Library Journal
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