Morocco Travel Safety

Apart from universal vaccinations (tetanus, polio, whooping cough, diphtheria, hepatitis B), no additional vaccination is required to visit Morocco.
Some vaccines are nevertheless useful for the individual protection of the tourist. In the case of extended rural stays, it is strongly recommended to be vaccinated against rabies.

In order to avoid any intoxication or illness, it is recommended to :
Wash hands before eating
Wash and peel fruits and vegetables
Make sure that meat is well-cooked
Avoid too long exposure to the sun

In case of diarrhea containing mucus, pus, blood, or accompanied by a fever, it is strongly recommended to consult a doctor. For simple loose stools, you can use an antibiotic that slows down the intestinal transit. Moroccan pharmacies are often well-stocked and doctors are well trained.

In case of a medical emergency, please call the single national toll-free number “141”.
Morocco has all the assets to become a privileged destination for medical tourism. Having considerable world-class know-how, the medical staff apply very competitive rates of care which can reach up to 50% compared to other countries.

Morocco’s first “medical city”, called Marrakech Healthcare City, was inaugurated in December 2016.

This medical-hotel complex includes, in addition to a clinic, a 5-star hotel with 40 rooms, and a village with 56 apartments with swimming pools and private gardens.
Marrakech Healthcare City covers several specialties such as ophthalmology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, genetics, and maxillofacial surgery, and also has a beauty center, spa, balneotherapy, and hammam to complete the offer
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