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In April 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) published their revised position on rabies vaccines and rabies immunoglobulins (Available from: http://www.who.int/entity/rabies/resources/who_wer9316/en/index.html).
This document summarises the current recommended regimens for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for rabies in South Africa as of January 2020.
The Guidelines for the Prevention of Malaria in South Africa were developed by the national Department of Health in close collaboration with several stakeholders and malaria experts.
You are advised to visit your general practice surgery or a travel medicine clinic at least 6 weeks before you travel. However, it is never too late to seek advice.
If you have a medical condition, you are advised to discuss the suitability of the trip before you book.