Before you leave for an international destination you should consult your physician. You will also need to decide on a malaria prevention medication. It is advisable to take malaria prophylaxis.
Yellow Fever vaccination required since 1st January 2008
The Yellow Fever Endemic Zones include the following Countries:
Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote D’Ivore, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria, Mali, Niger, Chad, Central African Republic, Togo, Benin, Sao Tome and Principe, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, United Republic of Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Somali, Sudan and Equatorial Guinea, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Guyana, Surinam, French Guyana and Bolivia
Travelers who happen to be on transit in any of the Yellow Fever Endemic Countries will be exempted from the requirement of inoculation against Yellow Fever; Transit means remaining at the Airport under the Management of Airport Authority awaiting travel connection.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION ON ARRIVAL AT JRO is provided at entry points free of charge since 2008.Other vaccinations like hepatitis and tetanus are recommended.