A yellow fever vaccination is required. Malaria is predominant and precaution is advised. Visitors should begin taking their anti-malaria prophylactics before arriving and a minimum of three weeks after leaving [Please seek medical advice]. Most places in Ghana have safe clean and hygienic water however it is better to avoid drinking tap water and drink mineral water, which is cheap and widely available. For health reasons, be careful not to bath in some rivers and lakes [Safer to ask the local folks]. There are some excellent medical facilities, private clinics, hospitals, and pharmacies in most of the urban areas and all regional capitals but emergency facilities are limited in the event of and accident. Health insurance is advised. For all your specialist, general and consultations. Nyaho clinic offers excellent services.