Preventing traveller’s diarrhoea

For one-third of tourists, it's more than just an inconvenience

It can be hard to guarantee protection against traveller's diarrhoea with current approaches.


Traveller's diarrhoea remains one of the most common problems experienced by travellers from developed countries.

It is estimated that more than 15 million people experience traveller's diarrhoea each year, with rates varying from 20% to 90% for a two-week stay in a developing country.1

It most often strikes in the first week of travel.

Young children are more frequently affected than adults, perhaps because they are more likely to put