Travel Health Advisories for UN Personnel
The following resources provides UN staff with verified and updated health recommendations for all countries. Please consult them in preparation of your health needs for your upcoming travel.
From time to time, when a specific disease outbreak situation warrants further attention, the UN Medical Directors (UNMD) also issue specific risk mitigation recommendations to UN personnel.
These are listed below for your reference. If applicable to you, please follow these recommendations accordingly.
- Plague in Madagascar (HR Portal page and Risk Mitigation Plan)
- Cholera (HR Portal page and Risk Mitigation Plan)
- Zika virus (HR Portal page and Risk Mitigation Plan)
General Travel Health Resources
Travel-Related Resources from the World Health Organization (WHO)
World Health Organization: Disease Outbreak News (DONs)
This website describes all recent disease outbreaks and provides WHO recommendations for prevention and control for each outbreak listed.
This website is the WHO's international travel and helath page and contains the latest updates for travellers.
This website/document provides all UN personnel with the latest WHO recommendations and country requirements to travellers regarding the need for yellow fever vaccination and malaria prevention.
Please note that country requirements for vaccinations are subject to change at any time. It is important for travellers to ensure that they know the requirements of the country to which they are travelling by checking with the relevant consulate or embassy.
Travel Information from Selected Governments
USA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Travel Health Notices
Canada: Public Health Agency of Canada: Travel Health Notices
UK: Travel Health Pro
Australia: Smart Traveller