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While travel vaccinations isn’t the most exciting part of planning your next trip, they play an important role in keeping yourself and your loved ones safe during your travels. That’s why we make it as easy as we can for you to get the right vaccinations and/or medications. Depending on where you're going, which activities you have planned and your medical history, our pharmacist will recommend the most suitable treatment for yourself and your family.

Book an appointment now using the form below or call us on 0203 659 3149.

For more information about Travel Vaccinations, please vist the Public Health Website NATHNAC.

 

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Travel Clinic

You should visit a travel clinic 6 - 8 weeks before your trip to ensure that you will be able to get all vaccinations you need in time.

The nurse or pharmacist will assess which vaccines are relevant in your case and provide information on how to stay healthy while you’re travelling.

It is also important that you get travel insurance to ensure you’re covered in the event of a medical emergency.

Brazil

Certificate Requirements

  • There are no certificate requirements under International Health Regulations.
  • There is a risk of yellow fever transmission in parts of Brazil (see ‘Some Travellers’ section below).

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

  • There is a low risk of malaria in the Amazon basin of Brazil, including in the city of Manaus: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is a very low risk of malaria in the rest of Brazil: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is no risk of malaria in Iguaçu Falls: bite avoidance recommended.

Cambodia

Certificate Requirements

Please read the information below carefully, as certificate requirements may be relevant to certain travellers only. For travellers further details, if required, should be sought from their healthcare professional.

  • There is no risk of yellow fever in Cambodia, however, there is a certificate requirement.
  • Under International Health Regulations, a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over 1 year of age arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited for more than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • According to World Health Organization (WHO), from 11 July 2016 (for all countries), the yellow fever certificate will be valid for the duration of the life of the person vaccinated. As a consequence, a valid certificate, presented by arriving travellers, cannot be rejected on the grounds that more than ten years have passed since the date vaccination became effective as stated on the certificate; and that boosters or revaccination cannot be required. See WHO Q&A.
  • View the WHO list of countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

  • There is a low risk of malaria in Cambodia: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is a very low risk of malaria in the temple complexes of Angkor Wat and around Lake Tonle Sap, including Siem Reap: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is no risk in Phnom Penh: bite avoidance recommended.
  • Mefloquine resistance is widespread in the western provinces of Cambodia bordering Thailand.

China

Certificate Requirements

Please read the information below carefully, as certificate requirements may be relevant to certain travellers only. For travellers further details, if required, should be sought from their healthcare professional.

  • There is no risk of yellow fever in China, however, there is a certificate requirement.
  • Under International Health Regulations, a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers over 9 months of age arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited for more than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission. This requirement does not apply to travellers whose itineraries are limited to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) and Macao SAR.
  • According to World Health Organization (WHO), from 11 July 2016 (for all countries), the yellow fever certificate will be valid for the duration of the life of the person vaccinated. As a consequence, a valid certificate, presented by arriving travellers, cannot be rejected on the grounds that more than ten years have passed since the date vaccination became effective as stated on the certificate; and that boosters or revaccination cannot be required. See WHO Q&A.
  • View the WHO list of countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

  • There is a low risk of malaria in Yunnan and Hainan provinces in China: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is a very low risk of malaria in southern and some central provinces, including Anhui, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu below 1,500m: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • The rest of China, including the main tourist areas and cruises on the Yangtze river, are also very low risk: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.

Egypt

Certificate Requirements

Please read the information below carefully, as certificate requirements may be relevant to certain travellers only. For travellers further details, if required, should be sought from their healthcare professional.

Yellow fever

  • There is no risk of yellow fever in this country, however, there is a certificate requirement.
  • Under International Health Regulations (2005), a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers over 9 months of age arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission (with the addition of Eritrea, Rwanda, Somalia, United Republic of Tanzania, and Zambia) and for travellers having transited for more than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission (with the same additions mentioned above). In the absence of a vaccination certificate, the individual will be detained in quarantine for up to 6 days of departure from an area at risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • According to World Health Organization (WHO), from 11 July 2016 (for all countries), the yellow fever certificate will be valid for the duration of the life of the person vaccinated. As a consequence, a valid certificate, presented by arriving travellers, cannot be rejected on the grounds that more than ten years have passed since the date vaccination became effective as stated on the certificate; and that boosters or revaccination cannot be required. See WHO Q&A.
  • View the WHO list of countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

  • There is no risk of malaria in Egypt although cases of locally acquired malaria were reported in 2014 in the Aswan Governorate: bite avoidance recommended.

India

Certificate Requirements

Please read the information below carefully, as certificate requirements may be relevant to certain travellers only. For travellers further details, if required, should be sought from their healthcare professional.

Yellow fever

  • There is no risk of yellow fever in India, however, there is a certificate requirement.
  • Under International Health Regulations, a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers aged 9 months and over arriving within 6 days of departure from an area with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Anyone (except infants up to the age of 9 months) arriving by air or sea without a yellow fever vaccination certificate is detained in isolation for up to 6 days if that person (i) arrives within 6 days of departure from an area with risk of yellow fever transmission, or (ii) has been in such an area in transit (except those passengers and members of the crew who, while in transit through an airport situated in an area with risk of yellow fever transmission, remained within the airport premises during the period of their entire stay and the Health Officer agrees to such exemption), or (iii) arrives on a ship that started from or touched at any port in an area with risk of yellow fever transmission up to 30 days before its arrival in India, unless such a ship has been disinsected in accordance with the procedure laid down by WHO, or (iv) arrives on an aircraft that has been in an area with risk of yellow fever transmission and has not been disinsected in accordance with the provisions laid down in the Indian Aircraft Public Health Rules, 1954, or as recommended by WHO.
  • Countries and areas regarded as having risk of yellow fever transmission are:
    Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, South Sudan, Togo and Uganda.
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad (Trinidad only), and Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of).
  • Note: When a case of yellow fever is reported from any country, that country is regarded by the Government of India as a country with risk of yellow fever transmission and is added to the above list.
  • According to World Health Organization (WHO), from 11 July 2016 (for all countries), the yellow fever certificate will be valid for the duration of the life of the person vaccinated. As a consequence, a valid certificate, presented by arriving travellers, cannot be rejected on the grounds that more than ten years have passed since the date vaccination became effective as stated on the certificate; and that boosters or revaccination cannot be required. See WHO Q&A.
  • View the WHO list of countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

  • Tetanus
  • Typhoid

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese Encephalitis (JE)
  • Rabies
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • There is a risk of malaria in the states of Assam and Orissa; the districts of East Godavari, Srikakulam, Vishakhapatnam and Vizianagaram in the state of Andhra Pradesh; and the districts of Balaghat, Dindori, Mandla and Seoni in the state of Madhya Pradesh (see map below – click on map to enlarge): atovaquone/proguanil OR doxycycline OR mefloquinerecommended.
  • For the rest of India (including Goa and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands) there is a low risk of malaria: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended. 
  • There is no risk of malaria in the Lakshadweep islands.

Indonesia

Certificate Requirements

Please read the information below carefully, as certificate requirements may be relevant to certain travellers only. For travellers further details, if required, should be sought from their healthcare professional

  • There is no risk of yellow fever in this country, however, there is a certificate requirement.
  • Under International Health Regulations, a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over 9 months of age arriving from countries with a risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • According to World Health Organization (WHO), from 11 July 2016 (for all countries), the yellow fever certificate will be valid for the duration of the life of the person vaccinated. As a consequence, a valid certificate, presented by arriving travellers, cannot be rejected on the grounds that more than ten years have passed since the date vaccination became effective as stated on the certificate; and that boosters or revaccination cannot be required. See WHO Q&A.
  • View the WHO list of countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

  • Polio
  • Tetanus
  • Typhoid

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese Encephalitis (JE)
  • Rabies
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • There is a high risk of malaria in Irian Jaya (Papua): atovaquone/proguanil OR doxycycline OR mefloquine recommended.
  • There is a low risk in Bali, Lombok and the islands of Java and Sumatra: awareness of riskand bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is no risk in the city of Jakarta: bite avoidance recommended.

Kenya

Certificate Requirements

Please read the information below carefully, as certificate requirements may be relevant to certain travellers only. For travellers further details, if required, should be sought from their healthcare professional.

  • There is a risk of yellow fever transmission in parts of Kenya (see ‘some travellers’ section below).
  • Under International Health Regulations (2005), a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over 1 year of age arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • According to World Health Organization (WHO), from 11 July 2016 (for all countries), the yellow fever certificate will be valid for the duration of the life of the person vaccinated. As a consequence, a valid certificate, presented by arriving travellers, cannot be rejected on the grounds that more than ten years have passed since the date vaccination became effective as stated on the certificate; and that boosters or revaccination cannot be required. See WHO Q&A.
  • View the WHO list of countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

  • There is a high risk of malaria in Kenya: atovaquone/proguanil OR doxycycline OR mefloquine recommended.
  • There is very low risk in the city of Nairobi and in the highlands above 2,500m: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.

Mexico

Certificate Requirements

There are no certificate requirements under International Health Regulations.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

  • There is a very low risk of malaria in Mexico: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.

Morocco

Certificate Requirements

There are no certificate requirements under International Health Regulations.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. Information on these vaccines can be found by clicking on the blue arrow. Vaccines are listed alphabetically.

  • Hepatitis A
  • Tetanus
  • Typhoid

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. Information on when these vaccines should be considered can be found by clicking on the arrow. Vaccines are listed alphabetically.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
  • Tuberculosis (TB)

Pakistan

Certificate Requirements

Please read the information below carefully, as certificate requirements may be relevant to certain travellers only. For travellers further details, if required, should be sought from their healthcare professional.

Polio

Travellers who intend to visit Pakistan for four weeks or more should be aware that proof of vaccination [an International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP)], given four weeks to 12 months before departure, may be required on exit. Failure to produce this documentation may result in vaccination on departure, most likely with oral polio vaccine. See ‘Most Travellers’ section below for further details.

Yellow Fever

  • There is no risk of yellow fever in Pakistan, however, there is a certificate requirement.
    Under International Health Regulations, a certificate of yellow fever vaccination is required from travellers over 1 year of age arriving from countries with risk of yellow transmission and for travellers having transited for more than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • According to World Health Organization (WHO), from 11 July 2016 (for all countries), the yellow fever certificate will be valid for the duration of the life of the person vaccinated. As a consequence, a valid certificate, presented by arriving travellers, cannot be rejected on the grounds that more than ten years have passed since the date vaccination became effective as stated on the certificate; and that boosters or revaccination cannot be required. See WHO Q&A.
  • View the WHO list of countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. Information on these vaccines can be found by clicking on the blue arrow. Vaccines are listed alphabetically.

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. Information on when these vaccines should be considered can be found by clicking on the arrow. Vaccines are listed alphabetically.

  • There is a low risk of malaria in areas of Pakistan below 2,000m: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is a very low risk above 2,000m: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.

South Africa

Certificate Requirements

Please read the information below carefully, as certificate requirements may be relevant to certain travellers only. For travellers further details, if required, should be sought from their healthcare professional.

Yellow fever

  • There is no risk of yellow fever in this country, however, there is a certificate requirement.
  • Under International Health Regulations, a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over 1 year of age arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission, and for travellers having transited for more than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • According to World Health Organization (WHO), from 11 July 2016 (for all countries), the yellow fever certificate will be valid for the duration of the life of the person vaccinated. As a consequence, a valid certificate, presented by arriving travellers, cannot be rejected on the grounds that more than ten years have passed since the date vaccination became effective as stated on the certificate; and that boosters or revaccination cannot be required. See WHO Q&A.
  • View the WHO list of countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. Information on these vaccines can be found by clicking on the blue arrow. Vaccines are listed alphabetically.

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. Information on when these vaccines should be considered can be found by clicking on the arrow. Vaccines are listed alphabetically.

  • All travellers should take bite avoidance measures throughout the year in all risk areas.Transmission of malaria occurs typically between the months of September and May.
  • There is a risk of malaria in the low altitude areas of Mpumalanga and Limpopo particularly those bordering Mozambique, Swaziland (Estwatini) and Zimbabwe; this includes the Kruger National Park: atovaquone/proguanil OR doxycycline OR mefloquine recommended during the transmission season, September to May (see map provided by Department of Health, Republic of South Africa – marked as ‘moderate risk’).
  • There is a low risk of malaria in northeast KwaZulu-Natal and in designated areas of Mpumalanga, Limpopo (see map – marked as ‘low risk’): awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is a very low risk of malaria in North West Province (adjacent to Molopo river) and Northern Cape Province (adjacent to Orange river): awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.

Sri Lanka

Certificate Requirements

Please read the information below carefully, as certificate requirements may be relevant to certain travellers only. For travellers further details, if required, should be sought from their healthcare professional.

Yellow fever

  • There is no risk of yellow fever in this country, however, there is a certificate requirement.
  • Under International Health Regulations, a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over 9 months of age arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited for more than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • According to World Health Organization (WHO), from 11 July 2016 (for all countries), the yellow fever certificate will be valid for the duration of the life of the person vaccinated. As a consequence, a valid certificate, presented by arriving travellers, cannot be rejected on the grounds that more than ten years have passed since the date vaccination became effective as stated on the certificate; and that boosters or revaccination cannot be required. See WHO Q&A.
  • View the WHO list of countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. Information on these vaccines can be found by clicking on the blue arrow. Vaccines are listed alphabetically.

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. Information on when these vaccines should be considered can be found by clicking on the arrow. Vaccines are listed alphabetically.

  • There is a low risk of malaria in the area north of Vavuniya in Sri Lanka: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is a very low risk in the rest of Sri Lanka: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is no risk of malaria in Colombo and Kandy.

There are no antimalarial drugs recommended for Sri Lanka.

Thailand

Certificate Requirements

Please read the information below carefully, as certificate requirements may be relevant to certain travellers only. For travellers further details, if required, should be sought from their healthcare professional

Yellow fever

  • There is no risk of yellow fever in this country, however, there is a certificate requirement.
  • Under International Health Regulations, a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers aged 9 months or over arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • According to World Health Organization (WHO), from 11 July 2016 (for all countries), the yellow fever certificate will be valid for the duration of the life of the person vaccinated. As a consequence, a valid certificate, presented by arriving travellers, cannot be rejected on the grounds that more than ten years have passed since the date vaccination became effective as stated on the certificate; and that boosters or revaccination cannot be required. See WHO Q&A.
  • View the WHO list of countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. Information on these vaccines can be found by clicking on the blue arrow. Vaccines are listed alphabetically.

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. Information on when these vaccines should be considered can be found by clicking on the arrow. Vaccines are listed alphabetically.

  • There is mefloquine resistance in Thailand.
  • There is a low risk of malaria in the rural, forested borders of Thailand with Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is a very low risk of malaria in the remaining areas of Thailand including Kanchanaburi (Kwai Bridge): awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is no risk of malaria in the cities of Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Koh Phangan, Koh Samui, and Pattaya: bite avoidance recommended.

Turkey

Certificate Requirements

There are no certificate requirements under International Health Regulations.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. Information on these vaccines can be found by clicking on the blue arrow. Vaccines are listed alphabetically.

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. Information on when these vaccines should be considered can be found by clicking on the arrow. Vaccines are listed alphabetically.

  • There is a very low risk of malaria in Turkey: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.

There are no antimalarial drugs recommended for Turkey.

Vietnam

Certificate Requirements

There are no certificate requirements under International Health Regulations.

Most Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

Some Travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. More information can be found by clicking on the vaccines below:

  • There is a low risk of malaria in the southern part of the country in the provinces of Tay Ninh, Lam Dong, Dac Lac, Gia Lai, and Kon Tum, and other rural areas of Vietnam: awareness of risk and bite avoidance recommended.
  • There is no risk in large cities, including Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), the Red River delta, coastal areas north of Nha Trang and Phu Quoc Island: bite avoidance recommended.
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