Vaccinations & Anti-Malarials

Vaccinations & Anti-Malarials

We offer a comprehensive range of vaccines and anti-malarials which we will be happy to provide following a consultation.

Below is a summary of the vaccine preventable diseases you might be at risk from when travelling and how they are transmitted.

Disease Method of transmission
Yellow Fever Mosquito bites
Diphtheria Droplet or direct physical contact
Tetanus Contaminated soil/dirt in wounds
Polio Contaminated food and water
Hepatitis A Contaminated food and water
Hepatitis B Contaminated blood, blood products or sexual contact
Typhoid Contaminated food and water
Cholera Contaminated food and water
Rabies Bites & scratches or contact with the saliva of infected animals
Meningitis ACWY Contact with droplets or respiratory secretions
Japanese Encephalitis Mosquito bites
Tick Borne Encephalitis Tick bites

Some vaccinations are available in combinations which will reduce the amount of injections required.

  • Hepatitis A and Typhoid
  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio

Anti-Malarial Medications

  • Doxycycline
  • Malarone
  • Mefloquine
  • Proguanil
  • Chloriquine
  • Proguanil/Chloriquine

As you can see, there are a number of medications available to help prevent malaria during your travels. Anti-malarial medication (chemoprophylaxis) should be chosen following a discussion that considers both you and your journey.

Think A – B – C – D

  • Awareness – know when and how you are risk
  • Bite prevention – no bites, no malaria
  • Chemoprophylaxis – take anti-malarials and finish the course!
  • Diagnosis and prompt treatment if unwell

For more infomation on vaccines and the diseases they prevent please visit:

National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC).

This site will provide you with a wealth of information and may help in the planning stages of your journey.

Click here for the Travel Health Consultancy price list.