There is a reciprocal health agreement with the UK. On production
of a UK passport, hospital and other medical care will be provided
free of charge in case of accident or illness. Prescribed medicines
and dental treatment will be charged for. Other agreements exist
for free health care and visitors should check with their
national health authorities. Medical insurance
is recommended in all other cases.
Food and drink
Water is normally chlorinated, and whilst safe it may cause mild
abdominal upsets. Bottled water is widely available and advised.
Milk is pasteurised and dairy products are safe. Local meat, poultry,
seafood, fruit and vegetables are considered safe to eat.
encephalitis in rural forested areas during summer months.
Immunisation against hepatitis A and B is advised.
Rabies is present. For high risk patients, vaccination
before arrival should be considered. If you are bitten, seek immediate