Zambia

Destination - Zambia

Zambia is in Southern Africa. Roughly the size of Texas or France, Zambia is a landlocked country, bordered by Tanzania to the northeast, Malawi to the east, Mozambique to the southeast, Zimbabwe and Botswana to the south, a narrow strip of Namibia known as the Caprivi Strip to the southwest, Angola to the west, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the northwest.

** A vaccination certificate is required for entry for travellers over 9 months of age coming from countries with risk of YF. Proof of vaccination is often required from non-risk countries.

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

Traveller’s Diarrhoea – Moderate risk exists in deluxe accommodations, high risk elsewhere. 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.