Malaria is a potentially fatal tropical disease that spreads through the bite of mosquitoes that are infected with a parasite called Plasmodium. Malaria is found in over 100 countries throughout the world.
This short course will provide you with a quick revision of the condition and is suitable for any non-specialist healthcare professional that deals with travellers’ at risk of malaria.
- What malaria is and what causes it
- What the optimal conditions for mosquito breeding are
- The symptoms of malaria
- The importance of mosquito bite prevention in preventing malaria
- Treatments available for malaria prophylaxis
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