Kazakhstan Travel Health Advice

All travellers arriving from a yellow fever area are required to have a certificate of inoculation. It is recommended that travellers to Kazakhstan immunise themselves against hepatitis A and B, typhoid and update their MMR (mumps-measles-rubella) vaccines. Medical care in Kazakhstan is extremely limited and shortages of essential medical supplies are common, so take along your own set of essentials.

Doctors and hospitals will expect payment in cash, regardless of travel health insurance. Blood screening is inadequate and HIV/AIDS is a risk due to contaminated blood or inadequate sterilization of instruments and needles. Make sure to have an updated and signed letter from your physician, providing detailed information on what medications you carry and why you need them.

View information on diseases:

Hepatitis A, HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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