Posts Tagged: Malaria

Taking antimalarial medication is vital in some parts of the world where malaria is endemic. Furthermore, different regions require different medication to be effective. You’ll find out which medication is recommended for the areas you’re travelling to during your travel health consultation with a Nomad expert, or you can find out using the NHS Fit…

Malaria II

In the last blog, we told you what unpleasant things could potentially happen if you caught malaria, this time around we’ll tell you how to prevent it. By using some simple techniques and the right equipment, you can greatly reduce your chances of a dreaded female Anopheles mosquito choosing to land on you in the...

Malaria I

During the year 2010, 1,761 travellers returned to the UK with malaria, having acquired the disease in areas of Africa, Asia or Central/South America. Many of the people who contract this deadly disease put themselves at risk by not taking appropriate medication, or by taking it incorrectly, such as by not continuing to take the...