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...

Malaria advisory for the Kruger National Park

MALARIA ADVISORY FOR THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK Updated: 14 March 2022 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...

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...

South African Guidelines for the Prevention of Malaria

Travellers to, and residents in, malaria endemic areas are at risk of acquiring malaria. Stringent non-drug measures should be taken to avoid mosquito bites throughout the year, even in low malaria transmission areas. In addition, effective chemoprophylaxis should be...

South Africa: Malaria notification data, February 2020

South Africa: Malaria notification data, February 2020 Communicated: National Institute for Communicable Diseases   South Africa: Malaria notification data, February 2020 Communicated: National Institute for Communicable Diseases For the month of February 2020,...

Malaria Upsurge: Namibia

Confirmed cases of malaria have been reported in regions where malaria had been eliminated. The majority of cases were reported in the Andara district, Rundu district , Nyanga and Katimo Mulilo. Travellers to these areas are advised to consult their health...

Malaria Seasonal Advisory

Malaria Seasonal Advisory Updated: 13 November 2018 Malaria Seasonal Advisory Updated: 13 November 2018 Southern Africa is experiencing its annual malaria season and it is anticipated that there will be an increase in transmission due to increases in ambient...

Malaria update: June – December

Malaria advice for travellers – June to December   Malaria advice for travellers – June to December There was a decrease in the number of reported malaria cases from January to May 2016 compared to the same period in 2015. These are malaria cases...

Malaria Seasonal Advisory

Malaria Seasonal Advisory Updated: 13 November 2018 Malaria Seasonal Advisory Updated: 13 November 2018 Southern Africa is experiencing its annual malaria season and it is anticipated that there will be an increase in transmission due to increases in ambient...

Malaria Advisory for South Africa 2018

Malaria Advisory for South Africa 2018 Updated: 11 April 2018 MALARIA ADVISORY 2018 For more information check the Malaria Map fo South Africa. It is important for travellers visiting any of the malaria areas within Southern Africa and elsewhere to take appropriate...

Malaria: Seasonal increase in progress 04 December 2018

Malaria: Seasonal increase in progress Updated: 04 December 2018 Malaria: seasonal increase in progress Updated: 04 December 2018 Malaria cases in South Africa are increasing as expected during the summer months. As at the end of October 2018, more than 16 000 cases...

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...

Malaria advisory for the Kruger National Park

MALARIA ADVISORY FOR THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK Updated: 14 March 2022 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...

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...

South African Guidelines for the Prevention of Malaria

Travellers to, and residents in, malaria endemic areas are at risk of acquiring malaria. Stringent non-drug measures should be taken to avoid mosquito bites throughout the year, even in low malaria transmission areas. In addition, effective chemoprophylaxis should be...