Vaccinations included in the vaccination schedule to be updated
1 injection two weeks before departure, booster 1 to 3 (5) years later.
Children: aged ≥1 year.
Based on your travel plans:
NB: A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travelers arriving from countries with a risk of yellow fever transmission.
For long or frequent trips
Two injections one month apart
Booster 6 months later
When protection is needed as early as possible (with almost imminent departure), an accelerated schedule of three injections within a short interval and a fourth dose 1 year later is feasible, in adults only.
For long trips to isolated areas
Children: as soon as they can walk
For long trips or in conditions of poor hygiene
Children: aged ≥2 years
Transmission all year round along the River Kunene and in the regions of Caprivi and Kavango. There is a risk of malaria from November to June in the following regions: Ohangwena, Omaheke, Omusati, Oshana, Oshikoto and Otjozondjupa. There is no risk of malaria in the southern two-thirds of the country, including the city of Windhoek.
- Chemoprophylaxis with atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline or mefloquine for risk areas during the periods indicated
- Protection against mosquito bites
Travelers should immediately seek medical attention if fever occurs when traveling or in the months after their return.