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Papua New Guinea Travel Health Advice

Protection from insect bites is essential, with malaria prophylaxis recommended in all areas of Papua New Guinea below 5,906 feet (1,800m). A yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from infected areas. Vaccinations are recommended for all travellers for hepatitis A, hepatitis B and typhoid. Travellers spending time in rural areas should also consider a vaccination for Japanese encephalitis.

Medical facilities in Papua New Guinea are limited. Travellers should ensure they have comprehensive travel and health insurance and bring along all required medication.


Papua New Guinea Travel Health Advice

Protection from insect bites is essential, with malaria prophylaxis recommended in all areas of Papua New Guinea below 5,906 feet (1,800m). A yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from infected areas. Vaccinations are recommended for all travellers for hepatitis A, hepatitis B and typhoid. Travellers spending time in rural areas should also consider a vaccination for Japanese encephalitis.

Medical facilities in Papua New Guinea are limited. Travellers should ensure they have comprehensive travel and health insurance and bring along all required medication.