The Committee met briefly to consider the programme for its study tour to Brazil. As part of the briefing, a travel representative advised Members about the importance of vaccination and the general medical “do’s” and “don’ts” when travelling to Brazil. Members did not raise any objections to the itinerary presented.
Programme for the study tour to Brazil
The Chairperson requested the Travel Clinic’s representative, Ms Elsa Van der Westhuizen, to address the Committee about the importance of vaccination and the general medical “do’s” and “don’ts” when travelling to Brazil.
Ms Van der Westhuizen informed the Committee that yellow fever could be contracted as a result of mosquito bites in
The Chairperson informed the Committee that the Minister of Social Development would not attend the trip as he would be engaged in cabinet lekgotlas during this time. Thereafter, he guided Members through the daily itinerary.
Members did not raise any objections.
Consideration and Adoption of Minutes
The Chairperson tabled two sets of minutes for consideration. These were dated 18 May 2010 and 25 May. Both were adopted without amendments.
The meeting was adjourned.