What about other health issues?


Is Namibia a malaria area? What about other health issues?

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  1. Areas north of Windhoek pose a small risk of malaria, which increases during the wet season, however, the further east you travel (Caprivi Strip) or into Botswana or Zambia the risk increases.

    The best way to prevent malaria is to not get bitten by wearing long sleeves/pants, putting on repellent and ensuring that your tent is zipped up to prevent mossies getting into the tent.

    Please seek the advice of a specialist health centre or visit your doctor prior to your trip to give you up to date advice on prophylactics but please be aware that this still does not give you 100% protection. Your doctor will also give you advice on other health requirements.

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