n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Interactions between malaria chemoprophylaxis and other drug treatment : clinical pharmacology
|Article Title||Interactions between malaria chemoprophylaxis and other drug treatment : clinical pharmacology|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Author||Annoesjka Swart, Vanessa Harris, Joe Talmud and Briony Chisholm|
|Publication Date||Jun 2008|
|Pages||304 - 308|
With the massive rise in international travel over the last 10 years, the world has become a smaller place and it is probably easier nowadays to contract an infectious disease than in years gone by. Malaria kills up to 2 million people worldwide every year, the majority of whom are Africans. Effective prophylaxis against malaria is widely available and deserves to be prescribed diligently by health professionals for travellers to malaria areas. Of course, the use of mosquito repellants and other physical protectants with the oral prophylaxis is mandatory.
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