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MALARIA is an integral part of the travel health consultation.  Below are some resources to help you understand more about the subject and some tools to help in the delivery of your pre travel care advice. 

For my e-learning course on malaria - see here 

Guidelines for malaria prevention in travellers from the UK 2016.  

The revision of these guidelines were published on 15th December 2016 by Public Health England.  

  • To view on the PHE website click here
  • To download the PDF of the document click here or see image at bottom of this page
  • To read a summary of 'what's new' in the 2014 guidelines from NaTHNaC see here  
  • What was new in the 2013 guidelines in comparison ot the previous version published in 2007 click here   



  •  Schematic diagram of the malaria lifecycle, as illustrated in the UK Malaria Guidelines -  click here 
  •  Instructions for using the PHE Malaria Reference Laboratory fax line click here or see image below
  •  Chart to explain advice for travellers needing malaria chemoprophylaxis who are taking warfarin click here   
  •  Leaflet for traveller planning a malaria trip see here or see image below 
  •  Malaria Reference Laboratory on the PHE website here and the risk assessment form here 
  •  Short E learning programme to help understand advising those going on multi-destination trips - click here (see image below as well) 
  •  Quick reference charts for malaria tablets (must be used in conjunction with BNF, SPCs on  EMC etc.), look at item 7  in 'Tools'  - click here  
  •  Advice booklet to use with patients focussing on the AB&D of malaria prevention, look at  item 6 in 'Tools' - click here 
  •  Video of the malaria life cycle - see video no. 1, click here 
  •  Video of patient with malaria - see video no. 2, click here 
  •  Video of a malaria prevention advice consultation - see video no. 3, click here 
  •  Poster for insect repellent awareness from the Bug-Off campaign click here and for the website here 
  •  Leaflets for malaria prevention which could be used with your travellers  


Further malaria resources

  • The Malaria Atlas Project click here 
  • The WHO Malaria factsheet no. 94 here
  • The WHO World Malaria Report 2015 - click here  
  • Interesting free access BMJ paper: Checkley et al. Risk factors for mortality from  imported falciparum malaria in the  United Kingdom over 20 years: an observational study.  BMJ 2012;344:e2116 - click here 

Malaria Treatment 

  • Guidelines from WHO
  • Malaria Treatement Guidelines from the UK


Resources by images (all these items are also found in the lists above)

MG    Planning A Malaria Trip Image    Using The MRL Image     Malaria Booklet Front Cover     Malaria E Learning   

 Chart For Warfarin And Malaria Chemoprophylaxis