Burkina Faso, it is an obligation to have an
international vaccination card, which will be
inspected on arrival at the airport. You have to
be vaccinated against yellow fever (anti-amarile
vaccination) at least 10 days before departure .
This vaccination is made at recognized centers.
It is preferable to make provisions for a small
medical kit, even though you will find all what
you need in OUAGADOUGOU. Make provisions for the
treatment against malaria (the Nivaquine and
Paludrine association is very effective, but to
be more secure, consult your hospitals), get some
aspirin, antidiarrhoea drugs(Intétrix and
Imodium), eventually antiseptic eye lotion and a
first aid kit to treat minor wounds.
Take boots for walk party, hat and mosquitos
the departure certain books could permit you to
better know Burkina Faso:
Burkina Faso aujourd'hui, par Jean Claude
Klotchkoff (Guide de voyage. Les
éditions du Jaguar)
civilisations noires, par Jacques Maquet
(Ethnologie. Edition Marabout
, un espoir en Afrique, par Basile
Guissou (Sociologie. Edition L'Harmattan)
currency of Burkina Faso, Bénin and Mali
is the Franc CFA (1 Euro = 655,957 Francs
cfa or 1 US $ = 400 to 500 F cfa about ).
currency of Ghana is the Cedi ( you can
payed with US $ ).
Burkina Faso, Bénin and Mali, French is
the official language. In Ghana, English
is the official language. The GMT or TU
is used. In relation to the time in
Europe , + 1 hour in winter, and + 2
hours in spring.