oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - Malaria prophylaxis - make the right choice for travellers with special circumstances : travel medicine forum

Volume 24, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1015-8782
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1084



Mr Brown is going to work on a construction site in Northern Mozambique, along the coastline, for a year. Mrs Brown and Jimmy, her 16-year-old son, and Julie, her 4-year-old daughter, will be going to stay with him for two weeks in December. Jimmy has severe acne and has just started a course of Roaccutane®. He is looking forward to scuba diving while he is there. Mrs Brown is on Cymbalta® for her depression. What malaria prophylaxis would you recommend for them?

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