Health advice for travellers to EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia

The European basketball championship takes place on 4–22 September 2013. The National Public Health Institute of Slovenia, along with WHO/Europe and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), has issued health advice for travellers. 24 teams and about 30 000 spectators from many countries are attending the tournament.

Slovenia is a safe country to visit if travellers follow the usual safety precautions. The leaflet provides information about health services in Slovenia and tips on staying well during a visit. Topics include being up-to-date with vaccinations, staying safe in the sun, the regulations on alcohol and tobacco use, and preventing tick-borne disease and sexually transmitted infections.