Malaria Information

URGENT ADVICE FOR SUSPECTED MALARIA.

If you are unwell and have a persistent raised temperature in the 3 months following travel to a malaria prone area, you are strongly advised to seek urgent medical advice (go to the local A&E Department.) STATE that you are AIRCREW and request the SPECIFIC blood test for MALARIA. Please note that delayed diagnosis may be deadly.

For a summary of advice please see the BALPA Malaria Information Card reproduced below:



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Further information for BALPA members may be found via the Ops Av Med Medical Group under Malaria, (simply go to Safety & Security on the Home page, then Ops Aviation Medicine Group).


(Ops Av Med Group - Updated/Reviewed 16.12.12)