Indonesia health regulations

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Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Indonesia. It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots. Zika is a risk in Indonesia. Indonesia is part of Asia with main city at Jakarta. Its Developing country with a population of 259M people. The main currency is Rupiah. The languages spoken are Indonesian.
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Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Indonesia

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Indonesia

  • It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.

  • A hepatitis A vaccination is recommended as travellers may contract hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Indonesia, regardless of where they are eating or staying.

  • A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

  • A typhoid vaccination is recommended for most travellers, especially those staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or for those that are adventurous eaters.

  • Travellers may need a Japanese Encephalitis vaccination depending on their travel plans, particularly if they will be in Indonesia longer than a month or plan to visit rural areas or spend significant time outdoors. Consultation with a doctor regarding this vaccination should be sought prior to travel. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDC Japanese Encephalitis Advice.

  • A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals such as veterinarians and researchers, for those who are taking a long trip or moving to Indonesia, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites

  • Malaria is a risk in Indonesia. Travellers to certain areas may need to take anti-malarial medication. Consultation with a doctor regarding this medication should be sought prior to travel. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDCMalaria in Indonesia.

  • Note: Chloroquine is NOT an effective anti-malarial medication in Indonesia.

🏥 General health regulations for Indonesia

  • Zika is a risk in Indonesia. 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 visitZika Risk in Countries with Endemic Zika.

  • Chikungunya cases have been reported in Indonesia. For further information, please visit the CDC Chikungunya Advice.

  • Dengue cases have been reported in Indonesia. For further information, please visit the CDCDengue Advice.

  • H5N1 Avian Influenza cases have been reported in Indonesia. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.

  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a risk in Indonesia. For further information, please visit the CDC Tuberculosis Advice.

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Last updated: January 29, 2020