You should be familiar with the full range of health risks likely to be encountered at specific destinations and associated with different types of travel – from business, humanitarian and leisure travel to backpacking and adventure tours.
You should protect your self against insect bites and remember to pack prescription medicines and any other items you need for your trip. If you are in doubt please contact your local health service/doctor or visit the World Heath Organisation website and follow the appropriate links.
You are responsible for complying with all mandatory vaccination requirements; we advise you to contact your local doctor or clinic to determine the most up-to-date information or visit the World Heath Organisation web site.
Visitors from or passing through a yellow fever and cholera zone (most of tropical Africa and South America) must be able to produce a valid International Certificate of Vaccination.
The South African Department of Health has now reviewed its yellow fever vaccination policy and effective 01st October 2011 has once again placed Zambia on on the list of countries required to show proof of yellow fever vaccination. Please ensure that you have a valid Yellow Fever certificate and that the vaccination has been administered 10 days before your departure date. This is applicable for travel to or in transit through South Africa from Zambia.