The risk of Malaria is high in Benin, and the risk is present all year round. Antimalarials are highly advised. Please remember to also follow the bite avoidance measures below.
Please check HERE to see a malaria map of Benin on fitfortravel (a NHS website).
If 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. 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.
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 from our UK based pharmacy.
All travellers should, however, follow the bite avoidance measures below:
Many insects and mosquitoes will bit all day in Benin, but from sunset onwards often presents the greatest risk. Here are a few free and easy tips to reduce the chance of getting bitten:
Below is a table designed to show you what vaccines are mandatory, recommended or ones to consider when visiting Benin:
|Cholera||Hepatitis A||Hepatitis B||Japanese Encephalitis||Meningitis ACWY||Rabies|
|Tetanus||Tick Borne Encephalitis||Typhoid||Yellow Fever Vaccine|
Due to ongoing Measles outbreaks worldwide, all traveller to Togo should ensure they are up to date with their Measles Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR).
Man = Mandatory
Con = Consider
Rec = Recommended
Req = Required if visiting from area with risk of transmission