Sri Lanka is an island country located in South Asia with a population of 21 million people and climate at a high of 33C. Mosquito-borne diseases, such as dengue fever and chikungunya, are present in Sri Lanka. Travelers should do their best to avoid mosquito bites to prevent these diseases.
In the capital city of Colombo, there are six hospitals, including four with emergency trauma care. But, outside of Colombo, medical care can be more difficult to get. You should bring any necessary medication with you.
|Typhoid||Vaccination recommended||10 days before travel|
|Hepatitis A||Vaccination recommended||2 weeks before travel|
|Diphtheria||*Vaccination sometimes 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|
|Cholera||*Vaccination sometimes recommended||2 weeks before travel|
|Yellow Fever||Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area||10 days before travel|
|Japanese B encephalitis||*Vaccination sometimes recommended||1 month before travel|
|Tick-borne encephalitis||Not required|