Personal Health Preparation
It is advised to set up an appointment with your primary care physician 4 to 6 weeks prior to your departure. If you have ongoing medical issues and are planning a longer trip you may want to see your doctor 8 to 10 weeks prior to your trip. Your doctor will want to know where and when you will be traveling.
You can also obtain information on preventative health measures (i.e., vaccinations, malaria prophylaxis, any legal documentation) from the following web sites: