Nowadays the concept of SBET is gaining more acceptance from many authorities especially in the use of low risk area such as in Southeast Asia. Some nataional guideline such as in German and Swiss guideline prefer SBET to chemoprophylaxis in low risk area. World health organization (WHO) also mention about the use of SBET in Southeast Asia as attached below;
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In the past, when travelers planed to visit tropical countries, their doctors would recommended antimalarial medication to prevent malaria if their destination were malaria risk area. So generally, the doctors had 2 options i.e. prescribe or not prescribe antimalarial prophylaxis depend the area.
The concept of “Standby emergency treatment of malaria (SBET)” is relatively new. It is . . . → Read More: Standby Emergency Treatment for Malaria (SBET) – A good alternative (1)