Risk is present in Northern areas of the country between July and October.
Malaria risk is high throughout the year in the south of the country and in the northern areas of Adrar and Inchiri during the rainy season (Jul-Oct inclusive). There is low to no risk in the far north.
If visiting this country you will require one of the prescription anti-malarials, of either Atovoquone and Proguanil Generic Malarone, Malarone, Doxycycline or Lariam.
Please click HERE to see a malaria map from fitfortravel (a NHS site).
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. 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.
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.
All travellers should however follow the bite avoidance measures below:
Below is a table designed to show you what vaccines are mandatory, recommended or ones to consider when visiting Mauritainia:
|Cholera||Hepatitis A||Hepatitis B||Japanese Encephalitis||Meningitis||Rabies|
|Tetanus||Tick Borne Encephalitis||Typhoid||Yellow Fever Vaccine|
Man = Mandatory
Con = Consider
Rec = Recommended
Req = Required if visiting from area with risk of transmission