Recommended Vaccinations for South Africa
Here are all the reccomended travel vaccinations for South Africa:
Chickenpox from £65 per dose
Chickenpox is a common viral illness that can be found all over the world.
Commonly seen in young children, in most cases, Chickenpox is not dangerous but can still have unpleasant effects on the body such as itching, high fevers and large red spots that leave scars. Most people will catch Chickenpox during their childhood, but it is still possible to get it as an adult as well.
Our Chickenpox vaccine is currently available for anyone over the age of 1 and is recommended for anyone who hasn’t had Chickenpox yet. The vaccine is administered via injection on the upper arm.
- £65 per dose
- 2 dose(s)
- Total Cost
Situational Vaccinations for South Africa
Whether you will need any of the vaccines in this section depends on the region you're travelling to, the activities you have planned and your medical history.
Yellow Fever from £62 per dose
Yellow Fever is currently found in countries across Africa and South America, however, the vaccination may be required if you are travelling to other countries outside of these continents.
The list of countries for which vaccination is required is constantly changing and your pharmacist will use up to date information to advise you on the requirement of the country.
Certain countries require a Yellow Fever certificate, also known as the International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP), which your pharmacist will provide you when you are vaccinated. The certificate becomes valid 10 days after you have had your vaccination.
If however, you require an exemption certificate, please speak to your pharmacist regarding this.
- £62 per dose
- 1 dose(s)
- Total Cost
Why do I need a consultation?
It is difficult to say which vaccines you need without asking a medical professional. Your itinerary, your medical history and the activities you have planned all affect which vaccinations you need. It is important that a trained travel nurse or pharmacist checks what you need.
Exactly the travel vaccinations you need - no more, no less.
During your consultation, our nurse or pharmacist will talk you through the health risks at your travel destinations to check which vaccines you need. If a vaccine is not essential, we will explain your options so you can decide whether you would like to have it.