Iraq is a country steeped in history, and this shown in abundance throughout the nation. However, due to unrest, travellers are advised against journeying to this country unless it is essential.

Travel Health Information

Highly recommended
vaccinations for travelling here

Yellow fever certification is required if arriving from a country with high risk of yellow fever.

It is important before travelling to ensure you are up to date with childhood immunisations such as measles, mumps and rubella.

Consult with your local CityDoc travel expert to tailor your vaccine requirements based on your medical history, previous vaccinations and travels as well as your itinerary.


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Destination Information for Baghdad

For those who decide to visit, it is the old home of Babylonia and Alexander the Great, and its past remains preserved as visitors can explore famous landmarks, such as the ancient city of Ctesiphon. The country also has a rich religious tradition, illustrated by the number of places of worship that remain in Iraq from centuries ago– including Samarra’s 9th-century mosque. For a more general insight into the country’s history, it would be beneficial to visit the National Museum of Iraq, situated in the capital city of Baghdad.

Infections and Outbreaks frequently change from country to country and by attending our clinics you will be given the most up to date clinical and safety advice from our team of specialists. Our advice to you often includes aspects such as:

  • Food and water hygiene
  • Insect and animal bite avoidances
  • Personal safety
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Sun protection
  • Altitude sickness


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Travel Vaccinations

Flu (Influenza) Vaccination

Sexual Health

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