Clinics & Hospitals


It seems that just about every day the government of Australia is issuing warnings about travel to Bali. Each one of course should be taken seriously. For about the umpteenth time the warning about Dengue Fever is one to take heed of. According to the article in the West Australian: […]

Serious Warning for Travellers to Bali


If there is one thing that will surely ruin your holiday to Bali then it has to be the dreaded stomach infection colloquially known as ‘Bali Belly’. Basically, you got the shits big time and you, well, feel like shit! The climate in Bali is one that is a natural […]

Bali Belly – The Destroyer of Holidays


In light of the recent disease outbreaks in Bali including those of Dengue Fever, the Swine Flu and of late, Legionnaires Disease it seemed like a good idea to discuss health and travel. It’s important to note that when travelling anywhere in the tropics – whether it be only Bali […]

Staying Healthy in Bali and Vaccinations



Bali has had its fair share of disease outbreaks over the years and of late it has been Dengue Fever. Now the threat of Legionnaires’ disease is becoming a threat to travellers. This is a fatal disease and already six West Australians have come down with the illness. Four Victorians […]

New Health Warning for Bali Travellers


The climate in Bali is one that is a natural breeding ground for germs. Add to that some of the local methods of washing and cooking and so its no wonder tourists get ill occasionally, and now, the Health Department in Australia has put out an alert regarding Dengue Fever […]

Bali Travel Warning for Dengue Fever


No, I’m not talking about chickens running the marathon along Ngurah Rai Bypass or down Jalan Legian but rather bird flu handling exercises to be held in Bali on April 25-27th. These exercises will be conducted in three places. They are at Ngurah Rai Airport and at Sanglah General Hospital […]

Bird-Flu Handling Exercises in Bali





Living in a tropical climate, exposes you to new medical challenges. Bacteria grow fast and there are a range of diseases and afflications westerners are not familiar with. Recently I met 2 older westerners who have fungal / parasitical problems (and we’re not talking about their girlfriends!).

Avoiding fungal infections and parasites in Bali



Bali has a selection of hospitals and clinics. Most district capital cities, for example, Bangli, will have a hospital. The best hospital in Bali is Sanglah hospital in Denpasar. For tourists, if you have any serious problem, you’ll end up there.

Hospitals & Clinics in Bali