Malaria Risk

The following map identifies malaria risk areas in South Africa. The identified risk areas are categorised as low risk (only non-drug measures to prevent mosquito bites are recommended), moderate risk (antimalarial drugs are recommended from September to May) and malaria risk does exist in neighbouring country.

Source: Health GIS Centre, Malaria Research Unit, and South African Medical Research Council, 2017. Malaria Risk Map for South Africa. Available from the SaNTHNet website.