If you are travelling
outside Europe or North America, particularly to underdeveloped
or third world countries, consider taking with you a set of
sterile needles and syringes.
In some parts of the world this type of equipment is not always
sterile before use so there is an increased risk catching
HIV or Hepatitis B. If you do require an injection whilst
away, using your own sterile equipment will help to prevent
There is a special kit
available from your pharmacy called a "Sterikit - Medical
Emergency Travellers Pack".
of sterile medical kits can be obtained on line from:-
contents of a Steri-Kit
Giving Set Alcohol Free Wipes
is also a travellers dental emergency kit available
from your pharmacy.