Before you travels:
Visit tour GP, Practice nurse or travel clinic to discuss your malaria protection and vaccination requirements(best before 8 weeks before you travel
Make sure you have a clear itinerary of your trip as you may only need antimalarial for part of your journey
Increase your knowledge of malaria and other travel health risks by visiting malariahotspots.co.uk, fitfortravel.nhs.uk, fco.gov.
uk or nathnac.org
During your travels:
First thing do is to reduce your chances of geting bitten. Follow your healthcare provider's advice and buy the recommended antimalalarial medication, mosquito nets and insect repellends(50% DEET)
Keep arms, legs and feet covered and limit outdoor activities when mosquitoes are are at their most active, such as dusk and down.Sleeping under a mosquito net impregnated with permerthrin can help provide you with protection
If you develop flu-like symptoms once you return home seek medical advice immediately and tell them that you've recently returned from a malaria-risk zone. This will enable a speedy diagnosis and could potentially save your life.