Travel Vaccinations for Rwanda

Rwanda is a country located in Central Africa with a population of 12 million and a climate at a high of 27C. Malaria is endemic in Rwanda. Antimalarials are the best protection against infection. Be sure to use mosquito repellents as a second barrier against the disease.

Medical facilities are common throughout Rwanda, with the best services provided in Kigali. However, some medicines and prescriptions may be hard to find here.

 

Vaccination Advice When...
Typhoid Vaccination recommended 10 days before travel
Hepatitis A Vaccination recommended 2 weeks before travel
Diphtheria Vaccination recommended 3 months before travel
Tuberculosis *Vaccination sometimes recommended 3 months before travel
Hepatitis B *Vaccination sometimes recommended 2 months before travel
Rabies *Vaccination sometimes recommended 1 month before travel
Meningitis *Vaccination sometimes recommended 2-3 weeks before travel
Cholera *Vaccination sometimes recommended 2 weeks before travel
Yellow Fever Certificate of vaccination or exemption from vaccination required 10 days before travel
Japanese B encephalitis Not required
Tick-borne encephalitis Not required