Yes, you will need to speak to your GP or travel clinic to find out what is required. Tanzania is malarial. Remember to do this at least six weeks ahead of travel.
Please note the following applies for passengers traveling to Tanzania:
As Tanzania is a country at risk of being infected by yellow fever Health officials have instructed that from 14th January 2008 all HEALTH SURVEILLANCE DESKS in Tanzania have been reinstalled in all borders, ports and international airports. From Monday 21st January 2008 all passengers travelling To Tanzania will be required to produce a valid yellow fever certificate upon arrival in any entry point in Tanzania.
The vaccination needs to be administered at least 10 days before travel to Tanzania. This will not be applicable for travelers coming directly from Europe to Kilimanjaro International Airport or Dar Es Salaam International Airport (now known as Julius Nyerere International Airport) on direct flights, such that they did not cross / transit through an endemic country they will not need Yellow Fever Vaccination. (It is recommend that yellow fever vaccination should be administered for self-protection against the risk of exposure to the disease, although it is not mandatory – suggested by WHO).
For all travelers coming from Europe via or transiting through an endemic country, e.g. via Nairobi or Addis Ababa, they will need a Yellow Fever Vaccination card. This also applies to passengers in transit in airports where there is a risk of yellow fever transmission, e.g. clients arriving on an international flight in Nairobi or Addis Ababa and connecting a regional flight within the airport to Kilimanjaro or Dar Es Salaam or Zanzibar.
Yellow Fever Endemic Zone in Africa includes Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote D’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria, Mali, Niger, Chad, Central African Republic, Togo, Benin, Sao Tome, and Principe, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, United Republic of Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Somali, Sudan and Equatorial Guinea.
Yellow Fever Endemic Zone in America includes Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and Bolivia.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION ON ARRIVAL AT Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) & DAR ES SALAAM International Airport
Yellow fever vaccination is provided at Kilimanjaro and Dar Es Salaam airports at a cost of U.S.$ 50.00 per Passenger. This is for passengers who are required to hold a yellow fever vaccination certificate but have none on arrival in Tanzania.
On arrival, international & regional passengers must first go to the health desk then to the Immigration desk; no passport will be accepted at immigration desk without a stamp from Health Desk.