Vanuatu

Destination - Vanuatu

Vanuatu (previously known as the New Hebrides Islands) is an archipelago nation consisting of 83 islands in the southwest Pacific Ocean, north of New Zealand and east of Australia.

Malaria – Extremely high transmission occurs throughout the year. Chemoprophylaxis is recommended throughout the country.

Traveller’s Diarrhoea – Moderate risk exists throughout the country. 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 diarrhoea 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.