Information on Malaria and other health concerns
Anywhere across the Philippines it is safe to brush your teeth with tab water, but you should refrain from drinking it. The risk of getting diarrhea is increased due to the lack of hygenic standards when preparing food and beverages (e.g. ice cubes made of unfiltered tab water).
Here at KokosNuss Resort we take great care when preparing your food and use only fresh and safe ingredients for all the meals.
It is always advisable to have the standard vaccines which are suitable to ones age and gender. Please ask you doctor for more information on that.
According to the World Health Organisation, the Philippines one of several countries worldwide where malaria is present. Malaria is a life-threatening desease caused by a parasite. It is not a virus and is not cureable with antibiotics. This parasite is transfered by the bite of an infected mosquito. Since there is no vaccine againts the malaria, it is recommended to take precautionary measures when traveling into areas with high chances of infection.
For the Philippines there is only a small chance of getting infected with malaria. Malaria can be treated in most philppine hospitals. Kinly visit the websites below for more information on the topic.
Institute of Tropical Medicine- Berlin
Spandauer Damm 130
Telefon: +49 (30) 301 16 - 6
World Health Organisation, WHO