Other Recommended Vaccines
Although Yellow Fever is the only WHO mandated vaccine the following are highly advised:
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Hep A is an inflamation of the liver caused by the Hepatitis A virus. The virus, which is highly contagious is found and spread in the faeces, blood and urine of infected people with an active infection. Poor personal hygiene and public health are largely responsible for the spread of the disease.
Tetanus, also known as "lock-jaw" generally occurs through wound contamination, and often involves a cut or deep puncture wound. It can be prevented through a vaccine and consequent booster vaccines every ten years.
Polio is a viral illness that can damage the nervous system and cause paralysis. About 95% of cases, actually produces no symptoms at all.
Typhoid is a fever, usually transmitted by water or food, in much the same way as cholera. Across the world, almost 17 million people are infected annually; about 600,000 of them die.
Meningitis is an infection of the fluid and membranes surrounding the spinal cord and brain. The bacteria are spread by direct close contact with the discharges from the nose or throat of an infected person.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for a full list of available vaccines.
The following vaccinations are also available for highly specific situations.