Certificates: Yellow Fever Inoculation is a
requirement only if the journey to the Republic of Namibia entails
passing through the Yellow Fever area of Africa by any means other than
by a scheduled air service. The validity of a Yellow Fever certificate
begins 10 days after the date of vaccination.
Malaria is endemic in the Northern and
Eastern parts of Namibia. This includes the Etosha area. Visitors
are well advised to commence a course of prophylactics, especially
if visiting these regions during the rainy season December to April.
Use insect repellents and dress accordingly. Mosquito nets are
available at most Post Offices and camping equipment stores and are inexpensive
HIV / AIDS.
Namibia has the third highest rate of the infection in the World.
Medical Services in Namibia are of a
reasonably high standard, but only in the main towns. Emergencies
and accidents occurring in outlaying areas can incur expensive
transportation fees to major centres where suitable treatment is
available. Medical treatment in Namibia is expensive. Visitors are
advised to have comprehensive travel and medical insurance cover.
Medical Evacuation Services.
Medical rescue and evacuation services are available in Namibia.
Visitors are advised to have comprehensive travel and medical
Blood Transfusion. The Blood
Transfusion Service Of Namibia carefully screens all blood products
for transmissible diseases including hepatitis and HIV / AIDS. Blood
is donated by selected and unpaid volunteers.
You should understand exactly what is required for entry into
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the below links. The Namibia Immigration authorities are efficient.
Should your documentation not be in order you will be refused entry.