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Health & Travel Information

Recommended immunisations before to travel in Mekong Countries

There are no requirements for immunisation unless you have recently travelled in a yellow fever affected area. The following immunisations are normally recommended for all travellers to the region, and other countries in southeast Asia. Please check with your local doctor before travelling.

International Travel and Health - Vaccination Reqirements and Health Advice from the World Health Organisation - for more details from the World Health Organisation - click here -

In addition to the above, the following vaccinations are suggested for visitors spending some time in southeast Asia, especially in remote areas.

Tuberculosis
Japanese B Encephalitis
Malaria and Dengue fever can be a problem in some areas. However, with caution, they can easily be avoided. Please consult your doctor for anti malarial medication. There is no protection against dengue fever. We suggest that you take the following action in addition to taking anti malarial prophylactics. Don't forget, the best prevention is not to get bitten.

Sleep with a mosquito net outside built up areas
Wear long sleeves and trousers around dusk
Use plenty of strong insect repellant - some brands can be applied directly on clothing.
Please note that this website is not intented to be used as a definitive health guide - the information given is taken from the World Health Organisation and the UK Department of Health. We cannot be held responsible for any action taken as a result of information from this site. Please consult your own physician before travelling and before taking any medicine of preventative action. 

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