I picked up some new supplies for Uganda. I still have two months before leaving but I like to prepare early (especially since I know life will get hectic as my departure date nears).
I am planning on using Citronella for body and hair wash, Deet for my skin and Permethrin for my mosquito net and outer garments. All of these preventative measures are going to be used in place of a malaria prophylaxis. Uganda is Chloroquine resistant which leaves Mefloquine as my prophylaxis of choice EXCEPT Mefloquine caused awful hallucinations while I was in Sudan last year. I don’t want to relive those experiences during my 6 weeks in Uganda so I am trying every other way I can think of to keep mosquitoes away. If you have any suggestions, let me know.