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Immunizations


Check with you doctor or the local health department for their  recommendations for innoculations for the trip.

Check the United States Center for Disease Control for their recommendations

http://www.cdc.gov/travel/wafrica.htm#vaccines

Ghana is a malaria- endemic country.  You need to start take a malarial prophylaxis before you leave, while you are in the country and after your return home.  Dr. Jean Young the Medical Superintendent of the Saboba Medical Centre,  recommends Doxycycline, which is a  photo sensitizer. Don’t use it if you plan to cultivate a tan
Ask your doctor for a prescription of  a Zpack/Zithromax  for  any emergency.  Leave it at the SMC  if you don’t  need it.   One lady had an infection on her face and this helped!   Make a copy of the prescriptions of the medications  you are  presently taking.



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