Burkina Faso health regulations

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Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Burkina Faso. Zika is a risk in Burkina Faso. Burkina Faso is part of Africa with main city at Ouagadougou. Its Least Developed country with a population of 19M people. The main currency is West African CFA franc. The languages spoken are French and Fula.
👍 Least Developed   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 19M people

Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Burkina Faso

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Burkina Faso

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🏥 General health regulations for Burkina Faso

  • Zika is a risk in Burkina Faso. Because of the risk of birth defects in babies born to women who were infected with Zika while pregnant, women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should discuss their travel plans with their doctor. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDCZika Risk in Countries with Endemic Zika.

  • Dengue, chikungunya, African tick-bite fever and African trypanosomiasis (African sleeping sickness) are diseases carried by insects that occur in Africa, mostly in rural areas. In order to prevent infection, travellers should avoid insect bites. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDC Insect Protection Advice.

  • H5N1 Avian Influenza has been reported in Burkina Faso. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.

  • Many countries in Africa have high HIV prevalence rates. For further information, please visit the CDC HIV Advice.

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Last updated: January 29, 2020