Health Considerations

  • Required immunizations include yellow fever, hepatitis B, and tetanus.
  • Recommended immunizations include hepatitis A, typhoid, rabies, measles, mumps, and rubella.
    The importance of cholera vaccination is debatable.
  • Malaria prophylaxis is required in most countries, and strong mosquito repellant is recommended.
  • Useful information and advice can be obtained from MASTA (Medical Advice Service for Travellers Abroad. http://www.masta.org.uk