It’s Good Housekeeping’s 17th anniversary, and mommies, it’s your month, too! Enjoy meaty reads on everything relevant to you—from deliciously simple cake recipes to stories of compassion during Pope Francis’s visit.

Grab a copy now!

Good Housekeeping
Paula Bianca Abiog, Contributor
 
April 01, 2012

Keep Safe: 16 Things to Include in Your Travel First Aid Kit

Don't leave home without these medicines and medical supplies. By Paula Bianca Abiog

article2_first-aid-kit.jpgOn the road, you’re more likely to get a stomachache or even fever as your body acclimatizes to a new environment. You definitely don’t want to get caught in the middle of your family vacation without proper medication, especially when you’re traveling with children. Drugstores and clinics may not always be nearby, so it’s better to think ahead and bring a first aid kit along with your other travel essentials.

Dr. Malou Mallari, Family Medicine Consultant for Caritas Health Shield, says, “Every time a family is on a long journey, they must always be prepared with medicines and medical supplies, most especially if one or more of the family members have hypertension, diabetes, asthma, or hypersensitivity problems.”

Browse through the gallery for Dr. Mallari’s suggestions on what medicines and medical supplies to pack in your travel first aid kits.

(First published in the March 2007 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines, Good Health section as “Travel First Aid;” adapted for use in Female Network; photo by Marcin Wichary via Flickr Creative Commons)

Page 1 of 1

Join us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
COMMENTS
Name :
Email :
Website :
Comment :
Security Image
 
 
NOTE: FemaleNetwork.com is a CLEAN ZONE. Editors reserve the right to delete obscene comments.
Filter comments by:
  • Be the first one to comment...
Filter comments by:
 
 
ADVERTISEMENT
follow us
LATEST Articles
MOST READ Articles
8 Thoughts You Have When You Start Exercising
"Payat na ba ako?"  May 25, 2015 
What You Really Need to Lose Weight
We're not talking about a gym membership.   May 18, 2015 
This Is Why You’re Still Hungry After You Eat
No, your stomach isn't going haywire.  May 17, 2015 
Here's Why You Look Thinner In The Morning!
No, you're not dreaming.  May 15, 2015 
How to Bring Sexy Back After Giving Birth
Here's how to get back in the game.  May 14, 2015 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT