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Ministério da Saude SUS Governo Federal

O Ministério da Saúde é o órgão do Poder Executivo Federal responsável pela organização e elaboração de planos e políticas públicas voltados para a promoção, prevenção e assistência à saúde dos brasileiros.

Bloco G - Esplanada dos Ministérios, Brasília - DF 70058-900 Telefone:(61) 3315-2425 | Disque 136 Ouvidoria Geral do SUS Horas: quinta-feira 08:00 – 18:00

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In order to have a great trip in Brazil and abroad, look up practical tips and essential information that will help protect your health and make your trip more pleasant and relaxed.

Brazil offers many kinds of tours, to both Brazilian and foreign tourists, with emphasis on nature, adventure and historical-cultural tours. The country is the size of a continent, which is why different regions vary a lot in terms of climate, landscape and vegetation.
Each region requires specific health precautions.
If you go abroad, each country has their health laws and rules for vaccination and care.

Travel requires planning, it is no different with your health. Prepare to bring only good memories from your vacation!


Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

The city of Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games from August 5 to 21, and the Paralympic Games, from September 7 to 18. If you intend to travel to Brazil for the Games, follow the traveler recommendations to spend a safe and healthy time.

Along with many destinations in the Americas, Brazil is going through a Zika virus outbreak. There are special recommendations for pregnant women traveling to the country.

Obtain information here about Zika virus prevention for pregnant women and tourists in general

The Brazil conducted a risk assessment of possible diseases that may arise during the period of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016. More information here.



How to use prevention
to visit Brazilian destinations
in healthy fashion

• General precautions
• Vaccinations
• Prevention against
Yellow Fever and Malaria
• Prevention against Zika

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Learn how to
use Brazilian health services
in case of need:

• Health Services
• Basic precautions during
your tours
• Protect yourself against
intoxications and bites
• Protect yourself against
Zika virus

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Brazilians abroad

• General Information
• Vaccinations
• Health insurance

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WHO TO CONTACT (only in Portuguese)

Emergency service may be requested by phone. See numbers below:

  • SAMU - Mobile Emergency Care Service 192
  • ANVISA - National Health Surveillance Agency0800 642 9782
  • ANAC - National Civil Aviation Agency 0800 642 9782
  • ANTT -National Land Transportation Agency 166
  • ANTAQ - National Waterway Transportation Agency0800 644 500
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Ministério da Saúde - Governo Federal - Brasil