Inoculations

IMPORTANT:

  • Papua New Guinea is a malaria zone.
  • More detailed information is available at Centre for Disease Control.
  • Hotline phone: +1-404-332-4555
  • Hotline fax: +1-404-332-4565
  • Internet: http://www.cdc.gov/travel/seasia.htm or the 1996 edition of the International Travel Health Guide or DAN's Dive and Travel Medical Guide. Both are available from DAN's Product Listing.

Please check with your physician or medical centre on the type of prophylactic (preventative) you should use and ask,

  • Is it compatible with diving,
  • What are the known side effects

Make sure you take the appropriate medication as recommended. Good web sites to check are http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/6913/lariaminfo.htm#effects???????
Current Views On Malaria Prophylaxis, Dr Arlene Goldman
The Malaria Foundation
World Health Organisation CTD

See the 1999 - 2000 Scheduled Departures


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