Contents Of A Basic Medical Kit

First Aid Items

  • Adhesive tape
  • Antiseptic wound cleanser
  • Bandages
  • Emoillient eye drops
  • Insect repellent
  • Insect bite treatment
  • Nasal decongestant
  • Oral rehydration salts
  • Scissors
  • Safety pins
  • Simple analgesia (eg., Paracetamol)
  • Sterile dressing
  • Clinical thermometer

Additional Items According To Destination And Individual Needs

  • Anti-diarrheal medication
  • Antifungal powder
  • Antimalaria medication
  • Condoms
  • Medication for pre-existing conditions
  • Sterile syringes and needles
  • Water disinfectant
  • Other items to meet foreseeable needs, according to the destination and duration of visit.

Further Information

There are a variety of leaflets and information on the following websites: