Thai Travel Clinic

Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University

No. We do not recommend travelers to take antimalarial tablets in Thailand. However, it doesn’t mean that you do not need to prevent malaria. Mosquito bite prevention is strongly recommended.


There are several reasons why we do not recommend the use of antimalarial tablets in Thailand. Please refer to these articles from our blog:

Risk to get malaria in Thailand

Should I take antimalarial tablet in Thailand?


If you plan to rural areas of Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia or Vietnam. The situation and our recommendation may not be the same. Please consult the qualified medical professionals in this issue.


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