Madagascar Health & Vaccinations
Malaria and Yellow Fever
Madagascar Health Information
As with any foreign destination, it is important to check with your doctor(s) well ahead of your departure date regarding vaccinations and other necessary precautions that account for the conditions in your destination country as well as your personal health.
Malaria Recommendations for Madagascar
Malaria is prevalent in all regions of Madagascar, especially in the lower altitudes. Therefore, consultation with a medical professional at least eight weeks before travel is critical for safety and overall health.
Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirements for Madagascar
There is no yellow fever risk in Madagascar. In order to maintain this status, Madagascar requires a yellow fever vaccination certificate from those travelling from the following countries (travel includes transit stays that surpass 12 hours): Angola, Argentina, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guyana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, and Venezuela.