Malaria Prevention in Travelers
Since malaria in Thailand and in South East Asia are the multi drug resistance strain. The used of antimalarial prophylaxis should be advised by qualified medical staff only. Over-the-counter antimalarial drug is not recommended.
In our clinic we provide counseling on basic knowledge of malaria, epidemiology, how to prevent yourself from malaria and whether antimalarial drug is recommended for you. You should have some basic knowledge about malaria.
Please read these articles
- FAQ about malaria in Thailand
- Risk to get malaria in Thailand
- Standby emergency treatment of malaria (SBET)
We usually have 3 options of antimalarial prophylaxis
1 Take antimalarial drug to prevent malaria
2 Not to take antimalarial drug
3 Carry a standby (emergency) drugs
Counseling with our staff is strongly recommended in this issue.