Wed. Dec 11th, 2019

Advisory on Polio Vaccination to those traveling to the Philippines

The Ministry of Health would like to inform the general public that the Philippines was recently declared as the polio endemic country by the Office of the Secretary, Department of Health of the Philippine Government. 

In this regard, the Ministry of Health, Royal Government of Bhutan would like to advise travelers to the Philippines  intending to stay for 4 weeks or more to receive one dose of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) not later than 1 month before their travel for protection. 

This measure is put in place till further notice. 

For further information, please contact your nearest health center.