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Yellow Fever None No
Cholera None No
Typhoid and Polio None No
Malaria None No
 
Health care

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.

Other risks

Tick-borne 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 medical advice.
Useful travel links
CDC official site of the US Centers for Disease Control
MASTA the Medical Advisory Services for Travellers
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SOS international SOS
WHO the official site of the World Health Organization