Some potential risks to health while traveling will vary between individuals and many issues need to be carefully considered; for example, activities abroad, length of stay and general health of travelers. It is recommended that visitors should consult with their General Practitioner or Practice Nurse 6-8 weeks prior to traveling. They will evaluate your particular health risks before recommending vaccines or antimalarial tablets. It is also a good chance to make a discussion vital travel health issues including safe food and water, accidents, sun exposure, and insect bites. Nevertheless, a bunch of problems experienced by travelers cannot be deterred by vaccinations and other preventive solutions.
As in many Asian countries, there are some existing health problems which tourists would be facing while taking Burma trips. Therefore, if any tourist gets sick in spite of all the precautions, many hospitals can cater to foreigners’ medical needs. Some are as follows:
Asia Royal Hospital
# 14, Baho Road, Sanchaung Township, Yangon.
Tel : (95-1) 538 055
Pun Hlaing Hospital
Pun Hlaing Golf Estate Ave, Hlaing Thayar Township, Yangon.
Tel : (95-1) 684323
Witoria General Hospital
# 68, Taw Win Road, Mayangone Township, Yangon.
Tel : (95-1) 666128
Inya Lake Hotel. 37 Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Mayangone Township, Yangon.
Tel : (95-1) 667877. 667879
Natmauk Road, Yangoon
Tel : (95-1) 530083
Pacific Medical Centre & Dental Surgery
81. Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Yangoon
Tel : (95-1) 548022