From snow-capped peaks to ‘Big Five’s safaris and paradise-esque islands, the East African country is basking in its new-found status of being a destination for both luxurious and adventurous travellers.
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Travel Vaccination Clinic

Holiday Vaccinations - keeping you protected

Tanzania is a picturesque destination where travellers can explore the stunning natural landscapes of the Serengeti, see incredible wildlife, and enjoy the culture and diverse cuisine of the area.

This exciting country has so much to offer its visitors, but Tanzania can also be high-risk for certain illnesses and diseases that are rare in the UK that can affect travellers if you don’t take precautions. Don’t get taken down by illness while traveling – visit your local Village Pharmacy Travel Clinic for a travel health consultation.

Book an appointment today to get travel advice and travel vaccination for Tanzania in Greenwich or your local Village Pharmacy branch.

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Essential Vaccines

When travelling to your destination


Schedule Primary Course

Hepatitis A

0, 6-12M*

Diphtheria Tetanus / Polio

0 (Single dose) then 10yrs


0 (Single dose) then 3YRS

Recommended Vaccines

When travelling to your destination


Schedule Primary Course

Hepatitis B

0 (Single dose), 1-12M


0 (Single dose) 3d, 7d, 12M*

Meningitis ACWY**


Yellow Fever**


* Staying with friends & Family
** At risk areas/ activities
Tuberculosis (UK citizens Generally vaccinated)

Essential Vaccines Information

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is an infection in the liver caused through exposure to faecal matter by oral means. Vaccination against Hepatitis A is offered to people who are eligible.


Rare to find in the UK due to mass immunisation, but certain countries and continents have been known to still carry the disease, such as Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe


Typhoid fever is an infection caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi (derived from salmonella food poisoning) that goes on to affect many vital organs.

Recommended Vaccines

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is an infection in the liver caused through exposure to infected bloody and other bodily fluids. Hep B is found globally but the high risk areas include some parts of Africa, Asia, the Middle East & Europe.


Meningitis is a severe infection affecting the systematic function of the brain and spinal chord which may result in brain damage and can be fatal if not treated.


Rabies is a major disease affecting the brain and nerves that leads to severe motor function failure and neurological damage. Rabies is only contracted through the bite or scratch of an infected animal.

Yellow Fever

Yellow Fever is a severe and flu-like disease affecting the liver and kidneys, causing fever and jaundice. It can be fatal if not treated effectively.

Visiting Tanzania

When is the best time to visit?

The best time to visit Tanzania is from July to October when the country is at its driest. This coincides with the migration river crossings, as all the parks offer amazing wildlife sightings.

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Other Highlights

Tanzania’s famous national park and well-known beauty spot should be on every traveller’s itinerary. Enjoy amazing sunsets, photographing stunning wildlife and taking in the nature wonders of this beautiful place.







Village Pharmacy Travel Clinic – Your Travel Health Hub

Some of the most common health threats for travellers in Tanzania include Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio, Cholera, Hepatitis B, Rabies, Meningitis ACWY, Malaria, and Yellow Fever.

These can easily be prevented by getting vaccinated, taking antimalarial medication, and taking preventative measures while travelling to avoid potential health threats like unclean water, mosquito bites, etc.

Don’t miss a day of exploring Tanzania! With the advice of our Village Pharmacy travel health experts at each of our 12 southeast London branches, you can get travel health tips and travel vaccinations for Tanzania in Woolwich to ensure a disease-free trip!

Protecting you and your family whilst you're abroad

Visit Village Pharmacy for Convenient Vaccination Services in London

Travel Vaccines for Tanzania

Here is a general list of essential and recommended travel vaccinations for Tanzania.

Essential travel vaccinations:

• Hepatitis A
• Typhoid
• Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Polio (DTaP combination 3-in-one vaccine)
• Cholera

Recommended travel vaccinations:

• Hepatitis B
• Rabies
• Meningitis ACWY
• Yellow Fever

Malaria is also still very prevalent in Tanzania, so make sure to consult with a travel healthcare provider about antimalarial medication.

Book a consultation at Village Pharmacy for advice about available travel vaccination for Tanzania in Bexley, Charlton, Woolwich, Greenwich, Abbey Wood, Eltham, Plumstead, Lewisham, Thamesmead, Canary Wharf, and Bromley.

The Benefits of Travel Vaccinations
Vaccinations are the most effective way to protect yourself against life-threatening diseases and prevent illness. Getting vaccinated can give you the peace of mind you need to know that you are protected from local diseases so you can enjoy travelling in Tanzania without stress.
Book Your Travel Vaccinations for Tanzania

To get your required and recommended travel vaccination for Tanzania in Bromley simply book an appointment online to schedule a convenient time to visit our Village Pharmacy Travel Clinic.

You can also search for travel vaccination services near me to find Village Pharmacy branch closest to you.


Want to know about the Travel Vaccinations?

Make sure to have your routine vaccines up to date and consult with our travel health expert about which travel vaccinations you will need. Tanzania is considered a high-risk country for many serious diseases.

The intensity of the sun and the heat can be intense. Take precautions to stay hydrated, avoid mid-day heat, cover your skin, and use sunscreen to prevent sunburn and heat stroke.

Malaria is a high risk in Tanzania, antimalarial medication is an effective way to prevent malaria.

Tanzania has a variety of food and water-borne diseases such as cholera, typhoid, polio, tuberculosis, gastroenteritis, hepatitis A, dysentery, and traveller’s diarrhoea. You can prevent these with vaccinations and maintaining a strict level of hygiene while travelling.

Book in for your travel vaccine today

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