MALARIA MATTERS is an e-learning course based on the Public Health England document

‘Guidelines for malaria prevention in travellers from the UK ‘

Read more below and click on the image below to access the course.

  • The course reflects the latest UK malaria guidelines which were published by UKHSA in January 2023
  • Malaria Matters is now hosted on a new platform, but to keep it free of charge it is no longer possible to provide a certificate of completion
  • It is suggested you complete a reflective account of the learning experience – full details are given when you visit the course website within resources and evaluation
  • This interactive e learning takes approximately 6 hours to complete – there are 5 modules
  • To read a blog detailing more information about the course, it’s history and  background see here
  • The course has consistently been rated as ‘5 star’ over the past nine years

Malaria prevention is an integral part of a travel health consultation.  Below are some resources to support you for this e-learning course.

Guidelines for malaria prevention in travellers from the UK.

To view on the UKHSA website click here

To download the PDF of the document click here

Schematic diagram of the malaria lifecycle, as illustrated in the UK Malaria Guidelines – click here 

Leaflets for malaria prevention which could be used with your travellers.  Individual leaflets from UKHSA in

Leaflet for travellers from Fit for Travel click here 

Malaria factsheet for travellers from NaTHNaC click here 

Video of patient with malaria – see video no. 2, click here 



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