Vaccinations protect you against infectious diseases that are prevalent in Gambia. Make an appointment for personalised travel advice at vaccinatiecentrum.nl.
The following vaccinations are recommended when travelling to Gambia:
DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio), Hepatitis A (infectious jaundice), Yellow fever, Measles, Hepatitis B, Rabies, Tuberculosis and Meningococci.
Some of these vaccinations are always advised, regardless of the length of your stay in Gambia. These are DTP, Hepatitis A and yellow fever. The other vaccination recommendations depend on your health situation, living conditions, length of stay, the areas you visit and the activities you undertake in Gambia.
Yellow fever does not occur in Gambia but a vaccination is mandatory if you are travelling in from a high-risk country or have been in transit in such a country for more than 12 hours.
Malaria is prevalent in Gambia. If you are staying in an area where malaria is prevalent, we sometimes recommend the use of malaria medication. Furthermore, it is important to take protective measures against malaria.
Schedule an appointment
Will you be travelling to Gambia soon? Don’t wait too long and make an appointment at vaccinatiecentrum.nl on time for your personal travel advice, including the necessary vaccinations and any travel medication. Together, we’ll make sure you’re well prepared for your trip and return healthy!