|MMR||Yes||Person-to-Person||Measles, mump, rubella, course of Two||£60|
|DTaP||Yes||Person-to-Person||Tetanus, diphtheria, polio,s Dose||£50|
|Typhoid||Yes||Contaminated Food and Water||Typhoid, Single Dose||£50|
|Hepatitis A||Yes||Contaminated Food and Water||Hepatitis A, Single Dose||£86|
|Meningitis||Yes||Person-to-Person||Meningitis ACWY (Nimenrix), Single Dose||£66|
|Cholera||Yes||Contaminated Food and Water||Cholera, Course of Two||£40|
|Hepatitis B||Yes||Body Fluids, Medical Intervention||Hepatitis B, Course of Three||£65|
|Yellow Fever||Yes||Mosquitoes||Yellow Fever, single Dose||£80|
|Rabies||Yes||Infected Animals||Rabies, Course of Three||£66|
|Rabies||Yes||Infected Animals||Rabies, Course of Three, ID, in rabies clinics||£45|
Advice for travellers to all destinations
The Vaccinations and Medications that are needed for travel vary from person-to-person. Everyone should have a personal risk assessment with a travel health professional to take into account a range of factors such as itinerary, medical condition, occupational and lifestyle risk factors and previous vaccination history.
Risk of Malaria in Gambia
Malaria is spread by the plasmodium parasite passed to humans from the bite of an anopheles mosquito. Malaria is a serious illness with symptoms include fever, chills, sweats and flu like symptoms. In severe cases, malaria can be fatal. There isn’t currently a vaccine available for our travellers, although there are other ways to protect yourself.
Travellers to areas where there is a Risk of Malaria should get advice regarding Malaria Medication which can be taken to help stop the illness from developing. The type of medication required depends on your destination, itinerary, length of stay and current medical condition. Further reduce the risk of by practising mosquito Bite Avoidance by using insect repellent such as DEET 50% and covering exposed skin by wearing long sleeves and trousers.
Yellow Fever Risk and Certification Requirements for Gambia
Yellow Fever is a serious viral illness spread by mosquitoes in the tropical regions of Africa and South America. For further information, please see Yellow Fever Vaccination.