Once there, stay alert as you could be exposed to other diseases for which no vaccines or preventive treatments areavailable.
It is recommended that travellers purchase a travel insurance policy that includes a 24-hour emergency assistanceservice to help them access care and coordinate payment. Be sure to have your insurance companys phone number withyou at all times.
It is also recommended that you sign up for the Registration of Canadians Abroad service. This is a free servicethat allows the Government of Canada to notify you in case of an emergency abroad or at home. The service alsoenables you to receive important information before or during a natural disaster or civil unrest. For moreinformation, visit the Government of Canada website at:travel.gc.ca/travelling/registration.
The Canadian Government has several offices abroad that can provide you with various services when faced with amedical emergency, including:
If you need any help while travelling, contact:
Make sure that your passport is valid for the entire duration of your stay. Several countries also requiretravelers passports to be valid up to six months beyond the expected return date.
Below is a list of immunizations (vaccines) and screenings recommended or required by local health authorities forCanadians travelling to this destination. Note that these are general recommendations. For a personalized protectionprogram adapted to your travelling and health needs, visit a Travel Health Clinic. If you need several vaccines,plan ahead and give yourself several weeks to complete the immunization schedule.