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Iran, Middle East

Malaria Risk & Vaccination Information

Malaria risk is present from March to November in rural areas of Hormozgan, Kerman (tropical part) and southern Sistan-Ba-Iuchenstan. Low to no risk in other areas.

All other areas below 500m including islands are very low risk, adopt bite avoidance measures.  In low risk areas only bite avoidance is recommended.

If visiting high risk areas and you don't already have a prescription from your Doctor for malaria medication, you can save precious time by using our online consultation service to order the suitable malaria medicines for this region by clicking on the following links. Any of the medicine listed can be recommended for malaria prevention in this region. If you already have a prescription for malaria medicine from your Family Doctor, then you can order the quantity on your prescription(s) on the following links. For Travelpharm will supply your prescription, once we receive it from you. When you place your order on one of the links below, please follow the instructions on where to send the prescription.

› Atovaquone and Proguanil 250mg/100mg- Generic Alternative to Malarone
› Malarone Tablets
› Malarone Children's Tablets (for Children under 40kg weight)
› Doxycycline Capsules
› Lariam Tablets (Mefloquine 250mg)

Your online consultation will be reviewed by a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber registered in the UK with the General Pharmaceutical Council.  We only dispense genuine UK licensed medicines.

 

What else can I do to prevent malaria?

For more information and advice on how to prevent malaria, see our How To Avoid Insect & Mosquito Bites page.

What Vaccines do I need for Iran?

Below is a table designed to show you what vaccines are mandatory, recommended or ones to consider when visiting Iran:

Cholera Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Japanese Encephalitis Meningitis Rabies
Con Rec Con     Con

 

Tetanus Tick Borne Encephalitis Tuberculosis Typhoid Yellow Fever Certificate Yellow Fever Vaccine
Rec     Con    

Man = Mandatory
Con = Consider
Rec = Recommended
Req = Required if visiting from area with risk of transmission

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