Easy recipes, doable beauty tips, a 30-day fitness guide, and so much more in the September issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines, out now.

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

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:
 
follow us
Paula Bianca Abiog
Contributor
LATEST Articles
MOST READ Articles
3 Serious Health Conditions That Cause Underarm Darkening
It may be more than just a deodorant issue.  Sep 27, 2016 
5 Natural Ways to Relieve Your Headache While You're Busy at Work
No need to take painkillers all the time!   Sep 26, 2016 
Being a Single Mom Taught Me to Fight Harder and Keep Moving
"It isn't easy, believe me. I've had countless moments wherein I needed to swallow my pride."  Sep 25, 2016 
ADVERTISEMENT