The Republic of Turkey is situated on two continents: the main part is in Asia and a small portion is part of Europe. The popular cosmopolitan capital of Istanbul is located exactly on this Eurasian border. Several countries border Turkey. This includes Bulgaria, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Iran. It is a vast country with several climates. Such as a Mediterranean climate along the coast, a semi-arid climate inland and a temperate continental climate in the eastern part. Therefor regardless of what you plan to do whilst in Turkey, always take into account the risk of diseases and mosquito bites. Our KLM Health Services experts gladly tell you what vaccinations you require. And provide advice on additional measures you can take to minimise health risk during your stay. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.
Turkey vaccinations: the most common risks
Various diseases are prevalent in Turkey to which you are likely not resistant. Thus, the right vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks in Turkey and read which specific vaccinations you require.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
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.