If you plan to travel Uganda soon, then it is important to make proper precautions. We recommend vaccinations for Uganda. Even though not all vaccinations are mandatory, they do protect you against certain diseases. Which specific vaccinations you require, depends on the duration of your stay in this Central African country.
The Republic of Uganda is located in central Africa and borders Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and other countries. Uganda is situated on the equator, but it has various tropical climates that are influenced by the East African highlands and large lakes such as Lake Victoria. Uganda has many places of interest, one of which is Kampala, a city that is known for its many lovely shops and lively nightlife. Furthermore, the country offers natural beauty and scenery: think of the Nile River with its waterfalls, the magnificent national parks with a wide variety of wildlife, or the beautiful volcanoes and mountains.
Whatever you plan to do during your trip in Uganda, it is always wise to take into account the risk of (tropical) diseases and mosquitoes. Both malaria and dengue are prevalent in Uganda. Our KLM Health Services health experts gladly tell you which vaccinations you require and what else you can do to have a pleasant stay in this beautiful country. Click here to make an appointment (in Dutch) with one of our nurses.
Uganda vaccinations: the most common risks
In Uganda, various (tropical) diseases are prevalent to which you are likely not resistant. The right vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks and diseases in Uganda and read which specific vaccinations you require.