Afghanistan

Vaccinations

The vaccines below are recommended for travellers to this country depending on their individual level of risk. Extended or frequent travel, travel to remote areas and patients visiting friends or relatives are examples of additional risk factors.

Use the risk assessment consultation to determine risk level.

Risk level Vaccines required
All travellers Hepatitis A
Polio- proof of vaccination may be required on exit
Tetanus
Typhoid
Sometimes advised for high risk Diphtheria
Hepatitis B
Rabies
Highest risk Cholera
Tuberculosis
Yellow Fever  

Check travel vaccine schedules.

Visit Fit for Travel website for non-vaccine preventable diseases prevalent in area

Malaria

The information below identifies the risk of malaria and recommended prophylaxis regimens for different geographical regions within this country. View the malaria map to identify localities within risk areas.

Areas of risk Level of risk Recommended regimen Seasonal risk Drug resistance
Areas below 2000m HIGH RISK MAL/DOX/MEF MAY-NOV CHLOR
Central regions above 2000m LOW/NO RISK AVOIDANCE MAY-NOV CHLOR

Visit Fit for Travel website for more information and malaria maps

 

 

 

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