Health Information


Students are advised to consult their primary care physician about this study abroad program and any health-related conditions or concerns.


Additional information may be forthcoming, so please check this site regularly.

Recommended Immunizations and Vaccinations*:

Students should make sure that they are current on routine immunizations such as these:

Measles-Mumps-Rubella
Diphtheria/PertussisTetanus (DPT)
Poliovirus vaccine
Varicella (Chickenpox)

The following vaccinations are recommended for travel to Thailand:

Hepatitis-A
Typhoid
Influenza
Japanese Encephalitis
Rabies
Anti-Malaria medication (may be considered)

*Source of information: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Check out:  CDC-Thailand)

Students should also visit the "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention" (CDC) website for health and travel information for Thailand. Click here to be taken to CDC website ---> CDC
Travel guides, such as "Lonely Planet" (Thailand) contain valuable information about health (and other travel issues).

Be Careful about Food and Water*

Diseases from food and water are the leading cause of illness in travelers. Follow these tips for safe eating and drinking:*Source of this information is the CDC.