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Having Thalassemia shouldn't stop you travelling but to stay safe it might mean you need to think about a few things in advance of doing so. You can find out more information about travelling abroad here. Other things you might want to think about could include:

  • Ensuring that you have enough medication for you time away. If you are abroad it can sometimes be hard to get replacements.
  • Make sure you carry your medication in hand luggage If you are flying and get a doctors note about your condition and medication, that shows the importance of it and implications of not having it with you. 
  • Wear a medic alert identification bracelet.
  • Ensure you have travel insurance.

If you are going to a malaria country ensure that you take anti-malarials as well as any other vaccinations depending on your destination.