VACCINATION & HEALTH

VACCINATION

Yellow Fever

Vaccination is requiered 10 days minimum before departure
Vaccination card requested at flight boarding

Life time vaccination, No more recall

DISEASES

Malaria

Information source The World Health Organization (WHO)

Significant reduction in the number of people infected each year:
- 4500 cases in 2005
- 600 cases in 2017


Malaria risk still exists in French Guiana

- The main towns along the atlantic coast are beyond the risk

- No vaccination available

- Transmitted by mosquito
- Risk mostly along the two rivers border & in the interior of
the country
 

Dengue Fever/Chikungunya/Zika

Information source The World Health Organization (WHO)

There are other tropical moderate diseases without vaccination available
However, it is necessary, to limit the risks, consider the following:

- Stay in urbanized and recommended areas

- Use mosquito repellent
- Wear long sleeves T-shirts and long pants

-Use mosquito nets if you pass the night outside

HOSPITAL & INSURANCE

 

Hospitals in Kourou & Cayenne

French public Hospital

Emergency 
Surgery
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Mothers and childrens pole

 

 

 

 

Insurance

For the expenses of doctors, pharmacy and hospitalization:

- Immediate payment

- Invoice issued for reimbursement with your insurance policy to be presented at the hospital
- Some European insurance companies are partners with French Social System and the costs are      covered automatically