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Health

Food-1Every country in Africa has different requirements and recommendations regarding health and immunizations.

Rwanda

Visitors over one year of age must produce a valid International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever. A Cholera vaccination certificate is not a condition of entry, however, Customs officials may require some proof of immunization, depending on where you are from, if that country was not affected by Cholera.

 

Laico_3Malaria is a risk throughout Rwanda. The local strain is reported to be resistant to chloroquine and resistant to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine - consult your personal physician. 

Food & water: Visitors should consume only their own supplies of bottled water and vitamins. Water used for drinking, brushing teeth or making ice should first be boiled. Only eat well-cooked meat and fish, preferably served hot. Vegetables should be cooked and fruit peeled.

 

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