Mountain Medicine

How to Get Back to Your Ski Adventures Now

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With the current COVID19 pandemic, ski adventure travellers are rethinking their travel plans for a while. It might be more than 12 months before anyone is migrating north from Australasia to the snows of Japan, North America or Europe. Our attention has been focussed on enjoying what mountain activities we can in the Southern Hemisphere […]

Jungle Medicine

An Update: COVID-19, Great Apes and Other Wildlife

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This is an update to last months article. In our last post,  we covered the potential risk of COVID-19 to endangered great ape populations around the world and the current mitigation policies in place. We had stated that in Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, that overnight trekking into the jungle abode of the Orangutan had been banned. […]

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It’s a Wrap | Medicine in the Mountains Conference 2020

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It’s a wrap for Intrepid Medical Conferences Medicine in The Mountains 2020 in Grand Targhee, Wyoming. It was a fabulous week. Made so by the attendees. We were drawn by a passion for the outdoors and an opportunity to celebrate this in the magnificent Teton Range together meant that we left as friends. Mother Nature […]

Mountain Medicine

All I Want For Christmas is……..Snow!

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All I want for Christmas is Snow!  How about you?  As we are getting close to the holiday period ( and to the snow in Grand Targhee for Intrepid Medical Conferences Medicine in the Mountains ) we thought why not explore some interesting and unique Christmas traditions and stories from the mountains. The holiday period […]

Jungle Medicine

Travelers Diarrhea: Is it something I ate?

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Travelers Diarrhea. I was so careful with my water intake, so was it something I ate?  If you are traveling from a developed country with high levels of sanitation to Intrepid locations around the globe where the hygiene may be less than you are used to then the chance of you suffering from a diarrhoeal […]

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Keeping the Wildlife Wild: Medicine in the Jungle 2019

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Prior to our first visit to Indonesia, we did extensive research on the best places to stay in Sumatra where we could see as much wildlife as possible, be close to the jungle and have an active holiday. During this research phase, we communicated with an English lady named Andrea. We were really impressed with […]

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Integrative Medicine – helping patients and physicians

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We are really excited about this latest article at Intrepid Medical Conferences. Integrative medicine is not a specialty we know a lot about but find really interesting. Our good friend Dr. Rima Carlson, is a family physician usually based in Vermont USA. However this year she has been working in Whanganui on the North Island […]