Do I need vaccines when going abroad?
You may need extra vaccinations when going abroad. Certain parts of the world are associated with specific diseases. For specific travel advice, including vaccinations and malarial prophylaxis you should contact your G.P. or travel clinic.
Where can I find out more?
For specific travel advice, including vaccinations and malarial prophylaxis you should contact your G.P. or travel clinic.
General travel advice for International travellers is available at http://www.hpsc.ie/hpsc/A-Z/Vectorborne/TravelAdviceforInternationalTravellers
Read the National Immunisation Advisory Committee - Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland for the most up to date advice.
Read the latest advice about the need for MMR vaccine when travelling.
Other Useful Websites include
Health information provided by the NHS(Scotland). Available at www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk
International travel and health is a WHO publication is a reference book for doctors and nurses, giving health advice. Available at http://www.who.int/ith/en/
This page was updated on 30 October 2019