Uzbekistan vaccinations: which ones do you need?

Are you planning a trip to Uzbekistan? This travel advice provides you with information about places of interest, the climate and possible health risks. It is important to know that vaccinations are recommended for Uzbekistan, although in most cases these are not mandatory. Which vaccinations you require for your trip Uzbekistan is dependant on the duration of your stay in this beautiful country.

The Republic of Uzbekistan is a landlocked country in Central Asia that is bordered by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and other countries. Uzbekistan is not linked to any sea and therefore has cold desert climates and semi-arid climates. Temperatures vary greatly between summer (very warm) and winter (very cold). Therefore, spring and autumn are the best months to travel to Uzbekistan. The country offers travellers historical monuments from the era of emirs and early Islam to gaze at as well as beautiful towns along the historic Silk Road: Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva are definite must-sees. The capital Tashkent is characterised by imposing Soviet architecture.

Regardless of your travel plans for Uzbekistan, please take into account the risk of (tropical) diseases and mosquito bites. Malaria is prevalent in Uzbekistan. Our KLM Health Services health experts are happy to tell what vaccinations you require and provide advice on additional measures you can take to minimise health risk during your stay. Click here to make an appointment (in Dutch) with one of our nurses.

Uzbekistan vaccinations: the most common risks

In Uzbekistan, various (tropical) diseases occur 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 Uzbekistan and read which specific vaccinations you require.

DTP

Vaccination against DTP is recommended for all travelers to this country.

Hepatitis A

Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.

Hepatitis B

Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.

Malaria

In this country there is a risk of getting malaria. Protection against mosquito bites is necessary during day- and nighttime. Sometimes malaria tablets are recommended, please contact KLM Health Services.

MMR

Mumps, Measles and Rubella (MMR) vaccination (BMR vaccination in Dutch) is recommended for travelers to this country who are not protected against measles yet. This includes children from 6 months and up who have not yet received their childhood MMR immunization.

Rabies

Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.

Tuberculosis

Vaccination against tuberculosis depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.

Typhoid fever

Vaccination against typhoid fever depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.

A healthy trip to Uzbekistan: prepare for your trip with our tips

Make your trip to Uzbekistan as pleasant as possible and avoid unexpected surprises. Below you will find helpful tips and tricks to prepare yourself for your journey. 

Our KLM Health Services’ Doctor Connect service allows your to contact a KLM Health Services expert 24/7, either by telephone, text message or WhatsApp. Not only in case of emergency but also if you have doubts. Subscribe to Doctor Connect.

Seemingly innocent things such as food, water and bright sunlight can pose a risk to your health during your travels. Want to know what measures you can take to reduce these health risks? Please read our travel tips. 

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs travel advice (in Dutch) helps you prepare for safety risks during your stay abroad. The travel advice, for example, tells you which regions are safe and to which regions you should not travel. Sometimes there are security risks. If this is the case, please be alert or, preferably only travel to the country concerned if genuinely necessary.

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has set up a central telephone number for travellers, which can be reached 24/7. Please call: +31 247 247 247.

Schedule a vaccination for Uzbekistan? Make an appointment!

Please make an appointment online (in Dutch) for your Uzbekistan vaccinations. An overview of our branches can be found here. Do you have any other questions about immunisations for Uzbekistan? Please feel free to contact us via 0900 109 109 6 (€1,00 per call) or send an email to travelclinic@klm.com. You can also visit our frequently asked questions page.

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