Health Information for Travel to Ghana Required Shots and Pills
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Health Information for Travel to Ghana Required Shots and Pills - Yellow Fever ( required by Ghanaian government to enter Ghana ) - Typhoid - Hepatitis A - Anti-Malaria Pills Optional ( consult a health care provider to see if these are appropriate for you ) - Hepatitis B - Meningococcal Meningitis - Influenza - You should review your Tetanus/ Diphtheria/ Polio Boosters & "Childhood Disease" inoculations and update them if needed. * Medicines that protect against malaria in this area include Mefloquine (Lariam), Doxycycline, or Atovaquone/Proguanil (Malarone). The best drug for you depends on a number of personal factors that you should discuss with your health care provider. For full protection you need to start taking prophylaxis before you arrive in Ghana. There are many pharmacies throughout Accra that supply antibiotics and other medications. However, if you are currently taking other prescribed medications you should bring sufficient quantities with you.