The Syria of today offers tourists as much a cultural experience as a sightseeing one, where ancient history provides a fascinating backdrop to everyday life on the streets                          

 


Syria

Health

 

Special Precautions

Certificate Required

Yellow Fever

No

1

Cholera

2

No

Typhoid and Polio

3

N/A

Malaria

4

N/A


Food & drink: 

Mains water is normally chlorinated and safe. Bottled water is available and is advised for the first few weeks of the stay. Milk is un-pasteurized  and should be boiled. pasteurized mike is available Powdered or tinned milk is available also and is advised but make sure that it is reconstituted with pure water. Only eat well-cooked meat and fish, preferably served hot. Vegetables should be cooked and fruit peeled.

Other risks: 

Avoid swimming and paddling in fresh water. Swimming pools which are well chlorinated and maintained are safe. If you are bitten, seek medical advice without delay. 

Health care: 

Health insurance is recommended. There are about 300 hospitals and 20,000 doctors; basic medical facilities exist in main cities but there are few outside them. Medical care is provided free of charge to those who cannot afford to pay. 

 
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