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Malaria Prevention

Hi Everyone, 

   My name is Kaylynn and I will be working as a ward nurse in Cameroon this coming November for 6 months. My primary care doctor suggested buying mefloquine locally after arriving. Dose anyone know if there is typically time or availability to buy medications locally? 

   Thank you, 



  • AllyJonesAllyJones Posts: 114 ✭✭
    Hi Kaylynn,

    I hope you preparations are going well!

    There's no guarantees that it will be available locally in Cameroon. Even if they say there is some available in some stores, I wouldn't rely on that information!

    There is some available on the Ship, but not enough to supply everyone with enough medication for their stay.

    It is highly recommended to get enough for you entire stay before you depart your home country.

    Hope that helps,

  • Thank you for the response!
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