Papua New Guinea
Vaccinations protect you against infectious diseases that are prevalent on Papua New Guinea. Make an appointment for personalised travel advice at vaccinatiecentrum.nl.
The following vaccinations are recommended when travelling to Papua New Guinea:
DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio), Hepatitis A (infectious jaundice), Yellow fever, Typhoid fever, Measles, Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis and Japanese Encephalitis.
Some of these vaccinations are always advised, regardless of the length of your stay on Papua New Guinea. These are DTP and Hepatitis A. The other vaccination recommendations depend on your health situation, living conditions, length of stay, the areas you visit and the activities you undertake on Papua New Guinea.
Yellow fever does not occur on Papua New Guinea but a vaccination is mandatory if you are travelling in from a high-risk country or have been in transit in such a country.
Malaria is prevalent on Papua New Guinea. 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 Papoea New Guinea 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!