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.
|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|