Dr Tania John BM, MRCGP, DTM&H, DTM, PGD OccHealth
Tania is a sessional GP and International Medical Adviser to NGOs working through volunteers in developing countries. She spent a year with the team at the National Travel Health Network and Centre – NaTHNaC, and is the BGTHA representative on the Northern European Conference of Travel Medicine (NECTM) steering group.
Tania has worked in Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Occupational Health and International Medical Assistance in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Uganda and Russia, developing particular experience in the care of expatriates, business travellers and tourists.
Tania’s roles have also included being an Expedition Doctor on projects in Africa, Asia and South America, and a lecturer in Family and Community Medicine at Makerere University in Uganda. She completed the Glasgow Diploma in Travel Medicine in 2006. A particular area of interest is the ‘One Health’ concept – the interdependent relationship between human health, animal health and the environment.