Helpful health resources for people travelling

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Fit for travel

CDC Travellers’ Health

South African Society for Travel Medicine

South African National Travel Health Network (SANTHNET)


It is important for travellers visiting any of the malaria areas within southern Africa or elsewhere to take appropriate precautions and maintain a high index of suspicion for symptoms of malaria on their return.

Please note that Malanil Paed has been discontinued. Malarone paediatric and mefloquine is available as a section 21 import via Equity Pharmaceuticals. Health care providers can contact Equity via or on 012 345 1412 for further information.


Here are some helpful resources:

Covid poster

National institute for communicable diseases – Malaria
(view website)

hand washing poster

Malaria risk map South Africa
(download pdf)

Sanitising poster

National Guidelines for the prevention of Malaria South Africa 2018
(download pdf)

Clinical management of Covid

National Guidelines for treatment of Malaria in South Africa 2019
(download pdf)

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