Travel Vaccines for Your Child

Did you know?

Malaysia’s Ministry of Health provides the rakyat with mandatory vaccines to prevent certain major childhood diseases for free.


However, there are also other diseases from which your child can get protection through various optional vaccines, especially when travelling to countries where these diseases are endemic to. These include:


When travelling, consider the area you are going to. There are other vaccine-preventable diseases such as:

  • Varicella (Chicken pox)
  • Flu, inclusive of bird flu (Influenza)
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Yellow Fever
  • Rabies


An educational contribution by Malaysian Paediatric Association.

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