South Africa has played a leading role in the control of malaria for almost a century and has dramatically reduced its burden of malaria since 2000. This has paved the way for our commitment to eliminate malaria READ MORE ...
Rabies is endemic in South Africa and most human cases are as a result of exposure to rabid dogs.
Update 01 November 2016
There has been an increase in rabies activity in North West Province. Rabies pre-exposure prophylaxis is strongly recommended for those expatriates working in areas where there is a high risk of rabies. For more information refer to the NICD Communiqué, July.
General travel health advice for travelling to South Africa, including routine and recommended vaccinations. Details on - Yellow Fever, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Poliomyelitis, Hepatitis, Typhoid Fever, Cholera, Rabies
Updated 06 July 2016