See Less - Bal, Salamata; Baro, Mamadou; O'Sullivan, Niamh. Women’s access to land in Mauritania : a case study in preparation for the COP (English). The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 35.2 percent, but it has declined over time.Many of these diseases cannot be prevented with a vaccine or medicine.You can reduce your risk by taking steps to prevent bug bites.See more detailed information about malaria in Mauritania.You can get typhoid through contaminated food or water in Mauritania.Make sure you are up-to-date on routine vaccines before every trip.These vaccines include measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot.
You can get hepatitis B through sexual contact, contaminated needles, and blood products, so CDC recommends this vaccine if you might have sex with a new partner, get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.See More Mauritania is a vast country covering over a million square kilometers, where a relatively small population of 3.5 million people lives on just one-fifth of the country’s total area.With extremely advanced desertification, the country is particularly vulnerable to the impact of climate change and other external shocks.This report established a far-reaching and more inclusive national land policy that strengthens the security of land tenure for vulnerable groups, including women.This framework was the first to propose a national platform for all stakeholders, including women, to openly discuss and reach consensus around land issues.The inclusive workshops that were held by LGAF helped stimulate discussion at all levels, from civil society, both men and women, to senior officials, promoting a national debate on land issues with a strong gender perspective. The workshops were particularly beneficial for many female participants, as these women now have increased access to information about land issues in their own communities. Health recommendation: Yellow fever is a risk in Mauritania, so CDC recommends the yellow fever vaccine for travelers 9 months of age or older visiting areas south of the Sahara Desert (see map showing yellow fever vaccine recommendations in Africa).Country entry requirement: The government of Mauritania requires proof of yellow fever vaccination upon arrival if you are traveling from a country with risk of yellow fever (this does not include the US - for complete list see Countries with risk of yellow fever virus (YFV) transmission.) See more information on yellow fever recommendations and requirements for Mauritania.You will need to take prescription medicine before, during, and after your trip to prevent malaria.Your doctor can help you decide which medicine is right for you, and also talk to you about other steps you can take to prevent malaria.