(NAR) VOL. II NO. 4 / OCTOBER - DECEMBER 1991
[ POEA (DOLE) MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 58, October 28, 1991 ]
ON CHOLERA VACCINATION
Based on Memorandum Circular No. 8 dated 7 October 1991 issued by the National Quarantine Office-Department of Health (NQO-DOH), it is herein informed that cholera vaccination is no longer required of any traveller whether arriving in the Philippines from a foreign country or departing from the Philippines for another country.
The World Health Organization has advised earlier that “vaccination against cholera cannot prevent the introduction of the infection into a country.”
The However, the NQO-DOH shall continue to provide cholera vaccination for travellers going to other countries which will still require the vaccination.
For your information and guidance.
Adopted: 28 Oct. 1991
(Sgd.) JOSE N. SARMIENTO
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