As long as you take the vaccinations and basic preventive measures, you are unlikely to suffer to most of the possible health hazards. Tanzania has an impressive selection of tropical diseases on offer; it’s more likely you will get a bout of diarrhoea or a cold.
Before you go:
Regardless of destination, WHO recommends all travellers be covered for the following:
Vaccinations recommended for Tanzania:
Carry a medical and first aid kit with you, to help yourself in case of minor illness or injury.
Good medical care is available in Dar es Salaam and Arusha and in some mission stations. Pharmacy in major town is well stocked for commonly used items and rarely requires prescription.
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