Destination - Africa

Africa is the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent. Africa’s population is the youngest amongst all the continents and hosts a large diversity of ethnicities, cultures and languages. It has 54 fully recognized sovereign states (or countries), nine territories and two de facto independent states.

Malaria – Transmission occurs throughout the year. Chemoprophylaxis is recommended for certain areas

Traveler’s Diarrhea – High risk exists throughout the continent, including in deluxe accommodations. Food and beverage precautions are essential to reduce the likelihood of illness.

A Gastro Kit can be purchased from Travel Vaccination Health care, which includes prescription and non-prescription medications for presumptive self-treatment if diarrhea occurs.

*This information is to be used as a guide only. Medical advice is recommended to individuals depending on their medical history, previous vaccination history and the itinerary.