Vaccinations in Saudi Arabia : In Saudi Arabia no special immunizations are required. If you are considering a long trip, then Tetanus inoculations are usually recommended. Here is a comprehensive list of all the diseases and vaccinations .
Hepatitis A : It is recommended for all travelers to India.
Hepatitis B : In case of travelers who may have intimate contact with local residents should take this vaccination and stay here more than 6 months.
Meningococcal : Recommended for all travelers. Required during the Hajj (annual pilgrimage to Mecca).
Typhoid vaccinations : Vaccination takes the form of an injection or capsules.
Yellow fever : Required for all travelers arriving from a yellow-fever-infected area in Africa or the Americas. Not recommended otherwise.
Tetanus-diphtheria : Revaccination recommended every 10 years
Influenza : Recommended for all travelers during the Hajj season
Japanese B encephalitis : Not required
Tick-borne encephalitis : Not required
Protection For Malaria and Dengue Fever
-> Wear long pants and sleeves at dawn and dusk
-> Use mosquito repellent containing DEET
-> Use a permethrin impregnated mosquito net
-> If you are prone to being bitten, lean towards accommodation that can be sealed e.g air-con with no slatted windows nor open eaves.
-> Watch out for rooms with bucket showers/toilets. These tend to have buckets of stagnant water (a mosquito’s beach resort) in the bathroom.
-> Use mosquito coils or other anti-mosquito devices (e.g.., citronella) as a secondary control.
Protection of Sunburn : Saudi Arabia is very hot in summer. So make sure you wear sunscreen and use the appropriate sunscreen lotion.That protect your screen to ultraviolet rays of the sun. Adequate sunglasses, hats and high factor sun creams are essential, especially for children.