Suriname

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: Required for arriving travelers from all countries if traveler is ≥1 year of age.
  • Recommendations: Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months of age.

Malaria

  • Areas with malaria: Present in the municipality of Tapanahony in Sipaliwini Province. Rare cases in Brokopondo Province and Boven Saramacca municipality in Sipaliwini Province. No malaria in Paramaribo.
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: Low.
  • Drug resistance 4: Chloroquine.
  • Malaria species: P. falciparum >70%, P. vivax 15%–20%.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis:
  • Tapanohony municipality in Sipaliwini Province: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, or mefloquine.
  • Other areas with malaria: Mosquito avoidance only.