The vaccines below are recommended for travellers to this country depending on their individual level of risk. Extended or frequent travel, travel to remote areas and patients visiting friends or relatives are examples of additional risk factors.
Use the risk assessment consultation to determine risk level.
|Risk level||Vaccines required|
|Sometimes advised for high risk||Hepatitis A
|Yellow Fever||Yes - but certification is only required from a yellow fever area|
The information below identifies the risk of malaria and recommended prophylaxis regimens for different geographical regions within this country. View the malaria map to identify localities within risk areas.
|Areas of risk||Level of risk||Recommended regimen||Seasonal risk||Drug resistance|
|All interior regions||HIGH RISK||MAL/DOX/MEF||ALL||CHLOR|
|Areas bordering Suriname and in Demerara Mahaica||LOW RISK ADDITIONAL*||AVOIDANCE OR MAL/DOX/MEF*||ALL||CHLOR|
|Along the coastal areas including Georgetown, West Demerara and Mahaica Berbice||LOW/NO RISK||AVOIDANCE||ALL||CHLOR|
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