Are you leaving soon for the Solomon Islands? Which specific precautions and vaccinations the islands require depends on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
The Solomon Islands are an archipelago in the western part of the Pacific Ocean east of New Guinea. You can catch diseases on the Solomon Islands against which you are normally not resistant. Proper precautions can protect you from these diseases.
Vaccinations Solomon Islands: common risks
In the Solomon Islands you can come across diseases to which you are normally not resistant. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. View the main health risks below. Also read our travel tips. This way you can optimally protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. 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.
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 against tuberculosis depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.
Vaccination against typhoid fever depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.