Netcare have recently opened the Nhamacunda Medical Center in Vilankulo providing 24/7 emergency care as well as a list of other services. The unit is well equipped and of international standard.
A Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is only required for travellers 9 months of age and older coming from – or who are in airport transit for more than 12 hours within – a country with risk of Yellow Fever transmission.
The Bazaruto Archipelago is a malaria area and it is advisable to wear protective clothing such as long sleeve tops and trousers in the evening, use mosquito repellent and make sure you use your mosquito nets. Coartem & Co-Artesiane are readily available and reasonably priced at the Nhamacunda Medical Center. Please consult your doctor or pharmacist about a suitable malaria prophylactic.
You should bring along the following personal medication: insect and mosquito repellent, sun lotion, Imodium, malaria tablets and antihistamine creams. It is a good idea to drink bottled water.