East Timor, or Timor-Leste, a Southeast Asian nation occupying half the island of Timor, is ringed by coral reefs teeming with marine life. Landmarks in the capital, Dili, speak to the country’s struggles for independence from Portugal and then Indonesia. The iconic 27m-tall Cristo Rei de Dili statue sits on a hilltop high over the city, with sweeping views of the surrounding bay.
**A vaccination certificate is required for entry for travellers over 1 year of age coming from countries with risk of YF.
Malaria– Extremely high transmission occurs throughout the year. Chemoprophylaxis is recommended throughout the country.
Traveller’s Diarrhoea- High risk exists throughout the country. Food and beverage precautions are essential to reduce the likelihood of illnessA 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.