Gambia health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Gambia

Gambia is a small country with around 2M Gambian. Official language is English. Gambia uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+00:00. Currency used in Gambia is Dalasi (GMD).

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Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

Zika is a risk in The Gambia. Because of the risk of birth defects in babies born to women who were infected with Zika while pregnant, women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should discuss their travel plans with their doctor. For further information on this recommendation, please visitZika Risk in Countries with Endemic Zika.

African tick-bite fever, chikungunya, and African sleeping sickness (African Trypanosomiasis) are diseases carried by insects that are found in The Gambia.For information on disease prevention, please visit the CDCInsect Protection Advice.

Many countries in Africa have high incidence rates of tuberculosis (TB). For further information, please visit the CDC Tuberculosis Advice.

Many countries in Africa have high HIV prevalence rates. For further information, please visit the CDCHIV Advice.

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