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Items to bring

Medications in hand luggage with duplicates in packed luggage:

Cipro, Doxycycline (or Malarone)
Tylenol, Ibuprofen
Diflucan if you are a woman
A few packs of oral rehydrations salts
Medication for any personal conditions
Syringes and needles for personal injectable medication with a physician letter documenting necessity
A list of all your medications with trade and generic names with dosage and frequency of dosage

Other items:

Glasses (and an extra pair) and the prescription for them
Contact lenses (and and extra pair) and the prescription for them
A medic alert bracelet or wallet card for conditions and allergies
Copy of travel health insurance policy and home country health insurance policy
Copy of your medevac policy
Passport (and a photocopy of it kept separately)
Travel visa for the country you are visiting
Vaccination Certificates
Electrical power converter. Electricity in Tanzania is 230 volts AC, 50hz: round or square 3-pin plugs, fused or unfused. The 230 volt plugs in Tanzania are generally English style
A flashlight (torch)
An international driver licence. While not necessary it is good to have if you will drive. It makes the police much happier.