The Road Book : HEALTH

Health

 

  • Take an anti-malaria treatment; wear more protective clothes in the evening, and even better use lotions or effective creme repelling on exposed body parts, use lotions or creams effective repellent on exposed parts, use a mosquito net.
  • Go with anti-diarrheal medication.
  • Get vaccinated against hepatitis A. It is transmitted through water and food and it is very common.
  • Protect yourself from the sun and moisturize regularly.
  • Beware of cuts and scratches. In these climates, they can put a lot more time to heal.
  • The new shoes that can cause blisters must be avoided because foot injuries are very difficult to absorb.
  • The heat coupled with humidity may cause the appearance of skin lesions. Dry well after a shower or a swim, wear loose and light clothes.
  • Be careful in humid forests of the east coast as there are scorpions, spiders and other insects swarm.

 

 

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Vaccination

  • No vaccinations are mandatory, but the international vaccination certificate is required upon entering the country.
  • No vaccine is required for travelers from Europe, but it is recommended to be updated for the following vaccines: DTCP, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid fever. It may also be wise to be vaccinated against rabies.

 

 

Safety

  • Avoid going out alone at night and walk. Keep your passport. It is essential to take a taxi, even for a short ride.
  • Do not swim on the beaches of Tamatave city (presence of sharks)
  • Do not flaunt your wealth around.

SUMMARY

  • Protect yourself from the sun and moisturize regularly.
  • Get vaccinated against hepatitis A.
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