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 Diphtheria
Sometimes advised for high risk Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Highest risk Cholera
Japanese Encephalitis
Yellow Fever There is 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


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
Provinces of Chin, Kachin, Kayah, Rakhine, Sagaing and Tanintharyi HIGH RISK MAL/DOX/MEF ALL CHLOR + MEF (Kayin and Eastern Shan states)
Mandalay and Yangon LOW/NO RISK AVOIDANCE ALL CHLOR + MEF (Kayin and Eastern Shan states)
All other areas not listed above LOW RISK ADDITIONAL* AVOIDANCE OR MAL/DOX/MEF* ALL CHLOR + MEF (Kayin and Eastern Shan states)

Visit Fit for Travel website for more information and malaria maps

For more help contact Information Services.