A Visa is REQUIRED from Ghana Consulate New York or Washington.
Visa policy, checklist of requirements, fees and application can be found at:
REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED VACCINES/MEDICATIONS
The Center for Disease Control’s vaccine and medication recommendations can be found at:
Note that Yellow Fever vaccine is REQUIRED for entry into Ghana.
Malaria is a very serious and potentially deadly disease. Malaria preventative medicine is highly recommended and can be obtained from your family doctor.
WHERE TO GET YELLOW FEVER AND OTHER TRAVEL VACCINES
Your local health department is the most reliable place to get all your travel vaccines.
In Pittsburgh, the Allegheny County Health Department’s walk-in services can be found at:
SUGGESTIONS TO TAKE ALONG
First aid items including antibiotic ointment and band-aids
Ciprofloxacin is the antibiotic of choice for traveler’s diarrhea and can be obtained from your family doctor
Pepto Bismol and other anti-diarrheal medicines
Travel size battery-operated fan
NEED FURTHER ADVICE
Contact Steve Greene, MD for all your travel needs and questions: