Malaria

Malaria FAQ

Malaria is a disease presenting with fever caused by blood parasites of the genus Plasmodium, which are transmitted via the bites of infected mosquitoes. 1.         What is malaria? Malaria is a disease presenting with...

South African Guidelines for the prevention of malaria

The Guidelines for the Prevention of Malaria in South Africa were developed by the national Department of Health in close collaboration with several stakeholders and malaria experts. Addendum to the South African Guidelines for the Prevention of Malaria updated 2018...

Malaria drug list

This article contains a list of the current anti-malaria medication used when travelling within Africa. Country Name Malaria in Country Drug Resistance Malaria Type Prophylaxis for Areas with Malaria South Africa Present in the Mpumalanga Province, Limpopo (Northern)...

Malaria advisory for the Kruger National Park

MALARIA ADVISORY FOR THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK Updated: 11 April 2018 MALARIA ADVISORY FOR THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK Management would like to advise visitors to the Park about the risk of malaria and precautionary measures to be taken. Although there is some risk...

Worldwide Malaria map

The CDC Malaria Map Application is an interactive map which provides information on malaria endemicity throughout the world. Live Malaria map courtesy of the CDC The CDC Malaria Map Application is an interactive map which provides information on malaria endemicity...

Malaria Alert Updated 06 December 2017

Malaria Alert Updated: 06 December 2017 MALARIA ALERT Updated: 06 December 2017 High numbers of malaria cases are being reported in the malaria transmission areas in Limpopo (including some cases in farms along the Lephalala River, Waterberg)  and Mpumalanga...

Malaria: Alert 08 July 2019

Malaria Alert Updated: 08 July 2019 Malaria: Alert Although malaria transmission is lower in South Africa at this time of the year, there is still some risk and transmission remains high in neighbouring countries. The highest malaria transmission in the region would...

Malaria risk map for South Africa 2018

The malaria risk map as released by the Department of Health.  Map produced by the Health GIS Centre, Malaria Research Unit and South African Medical Research Council. To significantly reduce your risk, take precautionary measures against mosquito bites...

Guidelines for the treatment of malaria in South Africa

Since 2000, the burden of malaria morbidity and mortality has been reduced substantially. Implementing more effective treatments for uncomplicated malaria (artemether-lumefantrine) and severe malaria (intravenous artesunate), as well as strengthening of mosquito...

Malaria: Alert 08 July 2019

Malaria Alert Updated: 08 July 2019 Malaria: Alert Although malaria transmission is lower in South Africa at this time of the year, there is still some risk and transmission remains high in neighbouring countries. The highest malaria transmission in the region would...

Malaria FAQ

Malaria is a disease presenting with fever caused by blood parasites of the genus Plasmodium, which are transmitted via the bites of infected mosquitoes. 1.         What is malaria? Malaria is a disease presenting with...

South African Guidelines for the prevention of malaria

The Guidelines for the Prevention of Malaria in South Africa were developed by the national Department of Health in close collaboration with several stakeholders and malaria experts. Addendum to the South African Guidelines for the Prevention of Malaria updated 2018...

Malaria drug list

This article contains a list of the current anti-malaria medication used when travelling within Africa. Country Name Malaria in Country Drug Resistance Malaria Type Prophylaxis for Areas with Malaria South Africa Present in the Mpumalanga Province, Limpopo (Northern)...

Malaria advisory for the Kruger National Park

MALARIA ADVISORY FOR THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK Updated: 11 April 2018 MALARIA ADVISORY FOR THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK Management would like to advise visitors to the Park about the risk of malaria and precautionary measures to be taken. Although there is some risk...