Malaria

Malaria Alert for Returning Travellers

Malaria Alert for Returning Travellers 19 April 2018 Malaria Alert for Returning Travellers April 19, 2018 With the recent Easter holidays and an upcoming long weekend, a substantial proportion of the South African population has, or will shortly, return from...

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,...

Travel Alert Malaria – Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces

Malaria Update: Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces  Updated: 19 May 2017 Malaria Update: Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces  Malaria transmission is ongoing in the Mopani and Vhembe districts of Limpopo Province. However, the overall number of reported malaria...

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...

Travellers guide to malaria in South Africa

We have provided a map of major cities in South Africa and the risk of malaria transmission in these cities. Is there Malaria in South Africa? Yes Malaria is endemic in certain areas of South Africa Through good malaria control efforts, the disease is now restricted...

Malaria Season Update 19 September 2017

South Africa: Malaria Season Update 19 September 2017   Malaria season update Updated: 19 September 2017 The past 2016/17 malaria season was a particularly busy one, with large numbers of cases reported in Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces, South Africa, as well...

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 Advice for Travellers in South Africa

The best prevention is personal protection against the mosquito. Malaria mosquitoes generally bite after dark, wear long sleeves and trousers in the afternoon and evening; stay in-doors if possible. Use insect repellent on exposed skin. The best prevention is personal...

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 factsheet

Malaria is a serious, sometimes fatal, tropical disease spread by mosquito bites.  The World Health Organization estimates 3.3 billion people (half the world’s population) are at risk from malaria, with approximately 250 million cases and nearly one million...

Malaria Alert for Returning Travellers

Malaria Alert for Returning Travellers 19 April 2018 Malaria Alert for Returning Travellers April 19, 2018 With the recent Easter holidays and an upcoming long weekend, a substantial proportion of the South African population has, or will shortly, return from...

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,...

Travel Alert Malaria – Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces

Malaria Update: Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces  Updated: 19 May 2017 Malaria Update: Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces  Malaria transmission is ongoing in the Mopani and Vhembe districts of Limpopo Province. However, the overall number of reported malaria...

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...