Niger is situated in West Africa and is not well known as a holiday destination. If you do travel to Niger, it is important to prepare yourself well against infectious diseases, the fierce sun and mosquitoes.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
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.