Traveler's Health

Vaccinations and Guidelines

Be Prepared

  • Participants are required to take anti-malarial prophylaxis medication as directed by a physician

  • Bacterial Meningitis

  • Yellow Fever (Optional for Loja Province, Proof of vaccination required to enter the Amazon Region)

  • Hepatitis B

  • Hepatitis A

  • Typhoid

  • Rabies (optional as recommended by a physician)

  • Participants are required to have health insurance that would cover any medical expenses in Ecuador.

Bednet, insect repellent (20% DEET recommended) will be used in tropical areas and should be purchased by participants prior to the workshop.

If you have any medical condition that would prevent you to conduct physical exercise (moderate hiking) in a hot and humid environment please contact Dr. Grijalva to determine your eligibility.

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