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 levelVaccines required
All travellers Hepatitis A
Sometimes advised for high risk Hepatitis B
Highest risk Tuberculosis
Yellow Fever No risk of yellow fever, however vaccination might be required for certificate purposes from a yellow fever area.

Check travel vaccine schedules.

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

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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 riskLevel of riskRecommended regimenSeasonal riskDrug resistance
Northern districts of Chobe and Ngamiland HIGH RISK MAL/DOX/MEF ALL, esp. NOV-JUN CHLOR
North-East district, northern half of Ghanzi and Central districts LOW RISK ADDITIONAL* MAL/DOX/MEF ALL, esp. NOV-JUN CHLOR
Southern half of country (all other areas) LOW/NO RISK AVOIDANCE ALL, esp. NOV-JUN CHLOR

Visit Fit for Travel website for more information and malaria maps

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