Frequent question: How much does yellow fever vaccine cost in Kenya?

You can get your yellow fever vaccine at the port health clinics located within all Kenyan airports at a cost of Ksh 3500. It is recommended that you get your vaccination 10 days before you travel.

What is the cost for yellow fever vaccine?

Typical costs: For patients not covered by health insurance, the cost of a yellow fever vaccination typically includes: a consultation fee, sometimes a fee to administer the shot, and the cost of the single required dose of vaccine. The total cost typically ranges from $150 to $350.

Where can I get yellow fever jab in Nairobi?

The vaccines are commercially available at a cost of Ksh: 1500 in Nairobi City Council’s public health department, ports of entry, public health units, and selected clinics in Nairobi and Kisumu Municipal Council’s public health department. P.O. Box 30016–00100, Nairobi, Kenya.

How long is yellow fever vaccine valid for?

A Yellow Fever certificate is valid 10 days after vaccination. Existing and new Yellow Fever vaccination certificates are now valid for life.

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Is yellow fever vaccine mandatory for Kenya?

All travellers are required to have a Yellow Fever vaccination certificate in order to gain entry to Kenya.

How much do routine vaccinations cost?

Pediatric/VFC Vaccine Price List

Vaccine Brandname/ Tradename CDC Cost/ Dose
Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) [1] M-M-R®II $22.11
MMR/Varicella [2] ProQuad® $144.625
Pneumococcal 13-valent [5] (Pediatric) Prevnar 13TM $150.83
Pneumococcal Polysaccharide (23 Valent) Pneumovax®23 $62.08

Can Yellow Fever Vaccine make you sick?

Reactions to yellow fever vaccine are generally mild and include headaches, muscle aches, and low-grade fevers. Rarely, people develop severe, sometimes life-threatening reactions to the yellow fever vaccine, including: Allergic reaction, including difficulty breathing or swallowing (anaphylaxis)

Is yellow fever vaccine mandatory?

Yellow fever (2013) Country requirement: a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers over 1 year of age arriving from or having passed through countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited more than 12 hours through the airport of a country with risk of …

How soon before travel do you need yellow fever vaccine?

International regulations require proof of yellow fever vaccination for travel to and from certain countries. People who get vaccinated should be given an International Certificate of Vaccination. Also note that the vaccine is to be given at least 10 days before travel to an endemic area.

What happens if you lose your yellow fever certificate?

The issuing vaccinating centre that gave you the original certificate may be able to provide you with a duplicate. If you do not have a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate, you risk being refused entry into many countries, or may require vaccination upon entry.

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Which countries require a yellow fever certificate?

The most popular countries where yellow fever vaccination is required or recommended are:

  • Argentina.
  • Brazil.
  • Gabon.
  • Ghana.
  • Kenya.
  • Peru.
  • Tanzania.

How often do you need to be vaccinated for yellow fever?

Yellow fever vaccine is given every 10 years to people who are at risk of exposure to yellow fever. The first shot can be given to a child who is at least 9 months old.

What are the documents required for yellow fever vaccination?

What documents are required? To get an valid certification of yellow fever vaccination, you are required to bring your original passport and your international travel tickets. It is also recommended to have Rs 300 in change (cost of vaccination at govt. institutes).

Where can I get yellow fever card in Kenya?

You can get your yellow fever vaccine at the port health clinics located within all Kenyan airports at a cost of Ksh 3500. It is recommended that you get your vaccination 10 days before you travel.