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
All travellers Diphtheria
Hepatitis A
Sometimes advised for high risk Hepatitis B
Highest risk Cholera
Yellow Fever  

Check travel vaccine schedules.

Visit Fit for Travel website for non-vaccine preventable diseases prevalent in 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 areas below 2000m (majority of country) HIGH RISK MAL/DOX/MEF ALL, esp. SEP-FEB CHLOR
Other areas including Socrota Island. There is no risk in Sana’a City LOW/NO RISK AVOIDANCE ALL, esp. SEP-FEB CHLOR

Visit Fit for Travel website for more information and malaria maps

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