A safari entails going deep into the heart of wilderness for that pulsating sense of adventure and deep in the wild anything can happen. We are not saying it is a certainty but what’s the harm is being cautious and taking precautions? As such, Tanzania is a still very much a developing country desperately trying to find its feet. Medical infrastructure still needs a lot of improvement and the prevalence of tropical diseases is high. Immunization is a necessary measure, it safeguards you and t your hosts from virulent pathogens. It’s also part of being a responsible tourist
Regardless of your destination, the World Health Organization recommends that all travelers be covered for the following.
If you are already vaccinated, boosters for tetanus, diphtheria, and measles are recommended
There is a chance of contracting Cholera through contaminated food source and water. Ensure the vaccine shots
Sexually transmitted diseases like Hepatitis B can be highly debilitating if not fatal when contracted. Get the shot
Contracting Rabies through animal bites is an ever-present risk. Why take a chance?
Get the shot of latest flu vaccine. Travelling exposes you to lots of different strains of influenza.
Important – Get a good medical insurance that covers medical evacuation
Medical kit for minor ailments.
- Antibacterial ointment
- Insect bite ointment
- Fever medication
- Motion-sickness medication
- A mild laxative
- Cough drops
- Anti-diarrhea medication
- Anti-malaria medication or anti-malaria prophylactics
- Prescription Antibiotics
- Oral Rehydration Salts
- Iodine Tablets
- Syringes and Sterile Needles
- Sun Block & Aloe Gel