The top 6 tips for preventing malaria
1. Determine your own level of risk.
Inform to your own self about the risk for getting malaria. Things you must to consider are – The time of you are travelling, what activities you plan to do and where you will be staying.
The risk for an infection can change as per location, even within a single area. make sure you are in the know about malaria risk areas before you go.
2. Check the malaria risks.
Depending on the malaria risk at your destination, it might be necessary to take anti-malarial medication, on a daily basis to prevent malaria. Consult with your near by travel clinic, healthcare provider before your departure to discuss your specific preventive needs.
3. Use mosquito repellent
Use an insect spray containing in all living and sleeping areas, especially during evening and night time.
4. Use a bed-net and insecticides.
Always Check the net is not broken and that ensure it is properly tucked your bed. The room where you stay should have additional nets attached to the windows and doors. keep air conditioning on,so mosquitoes stay out of cool, air-conditioned rooms.
5. Always wear long sleeves.
Wear long sleeve shirts and trousers in the evening and night time to prevent from mosquito bite. cover up your skin as much possible as.
6. Follow your prescription carefully.
If you need any medication, don’t forget to take it during your trip and do not stop taking it too early after your return.