Health Guide - Medical Kit


A simple but adequate First Aid medical kit can be most useful. The followings are recommended:

Aspirin - for pain or fever
Antihistamine - useful as a decongestant for colds, allergies, to ease the itch from insect bites
Antibiotic - useful if the clients are traveling well off the beaten track
Kaolin preparation (Pepto-Bismol), Imodium or Lomita, for treatment of severe diarrhea.
Antiseptic, Mercurochrome & antibiotic powder or similar “dry spray” - for cuts & stings
Bandages & band-aids - for minor injuries.
Scissors & a thermometer.
Insect repellent, sun block, sustain lotion, water purification tablets.
Paracetamol
Antacid tablets