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Dr Albert Frederick de Frey
Senior Honorary Lecturer in the School of Public
Health, Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of
the Witwatersrand, South Africa.
Dr de Frey has more than 25 years' experience in Travel
Health consulting and management in a number of Sub-
Saharan countries as well as Cambodia and Afghanistan.
He is currently involved in providing comprehensive
travel health risk management to several multi-national
taking care of approximately 5,500
corporate travellers and national employees globally.
Dr de Frey was instrumental in the development of WITS's Travel Medicine Course developed in
conjunction with James Cook University, Townsville, Australia. He lectures to 2nd and 5th year medical
students at several universities and the DTM&H Class at WITS.
Dr de Frey obtained his medical degree from the University of Pretoria in 1983 followed by Diplomas
in Primary Emergency Care and Anaesthesiology from the South African College of Medicine and a
Diploma in Travel Medicine from the University of Glasgow and Certificate in Travel Health from the
International Society of Travel Medicine. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Travel Medicine of the Royal
College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, Scotland and the Faculty of Travel Medicine of the
Australasian College of Tropical Medicine, Australia.
He is a member of the WHO Expert Roster on Travel Health and Site Director Geosentinel,
Johannesburg. He is a founding member of Travel Doctor Corporate, Director of the Travel Doctor in
South Africa and Medical Director of International Health Management Consultants, Geneva,
He is Associate Editor of The Southern African Journal of Epidemiology & Infection, Elected Member
of Editorial Board of Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, Elsevier, Review Committee Member -
International Travel and Health (ITH), WHO, and Editorial Board Member - Tropical Medicine and