The Republic of Mozambique is located in the southeast of Africa and borders Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. Mozambique Street, a strait in the Indian Ocean, forms a natural border with Madagascar. Mozambique has a tropical to subtropical climate with a wet season in summer and a dry season in winter. The best time to travel to Mozambique is from June to September. Always be aware of the risk of (tropical) diseases, mosquito bites and the strong sun. Malaria is prevalent in Mozambique.
Mozambique vaccinations: the most common risks
Various diseases are prevalent in Mozambique to which you are likely not resistant. The right vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks in Mozambique and read which specific vaccinations you require.
In this country Yellow Fever is prevalent. There is a potential risk for travellers. Vaccination is recommended. Vaccination is possibly COMPULSORY when traveling from a Yellow Fever area. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
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.