What vaccines you need to get before heading abroad

Before you head on your holidays it is important that you make sure you have the appropriate vaccines.

Here’s a list of what you need or should probably get for certain locations:

South America

Yellow Fever (required)

Tetanus

Typhoid

Hepatitis A and B

Malaria

South Africa

Yellow fever (required)

Poliomyelitis

Tetanus

Hepatitis A and B

TB

Typhoid

Malaria

South East Asia

Poliomyelitis

Tetanus

Typhoid

Hepatitis A and B

Malaria

Eastern Europe

Poliomyelitis

Tetanus

Hepatitis A and B

Typhoid

Diphtheria

Always talk to your doctor to make sure you have the required vaccines, because they change form time to time. Make sure you get your vaccines at least four to six weeks before travelling.