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Are there any particular health concerns? What is the quality of available medical care? What medical conditions typically require medical evacuation?

Burundi is high-risk for malaria. Local medical care is attentive but not generally high quality. The U.S. embassy has a well-equipped health unit, however anything severe is medically evacuated after diagnosis. - Nov 12, 2017
Poor medical care --- just hope you don't get sick or injured. Malaria and parasites are concerns. - Aug 20, 2015
There is no quality emergency care available at western standards. Your best bet is to medevac to South Africa or Kenya. - Aug 8, 2009
You must have a yellow fever vaccination to enter the country. Other concerns include malaria, cholera, AIDS, food-borne illnesses, infections from bacteria in the lake, allergies from the smoke in the dry season. Medical care is frightening. The doctors sincerely work hard, but itís quite substandard compared to the U.S. - Oct 30, 2008