Are you leaving for Mali soon? After reading our travel advice about this country, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific vaccinations and precautions Mali requires depends on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
Mali is completely cut off from the sea. The surrounding countries of Mali are Mauritania, Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea and Senegal.
The north of the country has a desert climate and there is practically no rainfall all year round. The southern part of the country has sufficient rainfall to enable agriculture. The rainy season in the south is from May to October. From time to time there are droughts that further complicate farming.
You can contract diseases in Mali against which you are normally not resistant. Proper vaccinations and precautions can protect you against these diseases.
Vaccination against yellow fever is required upon entry to Mali for all travelers.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
In this country there is a risk of getting malaria. Protection against mosquito bites is necessary during day- and nighttime. Sometimes malaria tablets are recommended, please contact KLM Health Services.
Vaccination against meningococcal depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.
There is an increased risk of measles in this country. A MMR (Mumps Measles Rubella) vaccination is recommended for anyone who has not been vaccinated against measles or has experienced the disease.
In the Netherlands, most children now receive a vaccination against BMR. We therefore recommend a vaccination for some travellers. This advice depends on age, past vaccinations and diseases experienced.
Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.
In this country Schistosomiasis is prevalent. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.
Vaccination against tuberculosis depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.