Natural dangers in Ghana

Natural dangers in Ghana

A certificate of grafting against yellow fever is required from all guests entering the territory of Ghana. Recommended vaccination against cholera, rabies, hepatitis B, C and E, diphtheria, typhoid and poliomyelitis. Flashes of meningitis and meningococcal infection are likely throughout the country, especially in the area of ​​Northern Savannan during the dry season.

Risk of malaria infection, mainly in heavy form (P. Falciparum), there is all year round almost throughout the country. Form P. Falciparum is a very rack to chlorohine and sulfadoxin or pyrimetamine (Mefloin recommended). It is recommended to avoid swimming in local freshwater reservoirs. Swimming pools, which are usually well chloride and regularly clean, completely safe.

The level of proliferation of the Virus HIV \ 134spi is very high, especially among representatives of risk groups.

Natural dangers in Ghana

Sanitation and hygiene

All tap water in the country is chlorized and virtually safe for use. However, it is recommended to use for drinking, cleaning of teeth or ice creation only boiled or bottled water (especially in the first week). Milk and dairy products are usually not pasteurized and require pre-thermal processing. Meat, seafood and fish are considered relatively safe, but still consume them is recommended only after preliminary heat treatment, preferably hot. Vegetables must be thoroughly washed and pre-treated, and fruits are cleaned from the peel.

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