MYANMAR (BURMA)

Vaccines suggested to all or any visitors:

  • Diptheria
  • Hepatitis A
  • Tetanus
  • Typhoid

Vaccines suggested to some guests (long term travellers, travellers operating in risk areas):

  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese phrenitis
  • Rabies

British travellers ought to conjointly guarantee they need adequate protection from morbilli, infectious disease and morbilli and TB, that square measure ordinarily given as a part of the childhood vaccination schedule.

Malaria and regions inside country:japan

There is a high risk of P.Falciparum protozoal infection throughout the country. the sole square measureas with low to no risk are the cities of city and national capital.

Malaria chemoprophylaxis for top risk zones:

Doxycycline
OR
Atovaquone/Proguanil
Mefloquine may also be used however isn’t effective in Kayin state or jap Shan state.
Chloroquine and Proguanil will be used if different medication isn’t deemed appropriate, but it’s less effective.

Diseases gift that can’t be insusceptible against:

  • Chikungunya
  • Dengue fever
  • Filariasis
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Leptospirosis
  • Melioidosis
  • Stomach bugs/diarrhoea

Recent outbreaks (past six months):

June 2013: dengue
There are nearly 6500 reported cases of dengue in Union of Burma this year, with thirteen fatalities. guests square measure suggested to use a DEET based mostly dipteron repellent and canopy areas of exposed skin with article of clothing, particularly throughout sunlight hours.