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Country Health Advice Tajikistan

General Health Risks: Malaria

Malaria is transmitted by the night-time - dusk to dawn - biting female Anopheles mosquito.

Malaria - Overview How to Protect Yourself Against Malaria World Malaria Risk Chart

Risk is present in the southern province of Khatlon bordering Uzbekistan and Afghanistan, the central division of Dushanbe, the southwestern autonomous province of Gorno-Badakhshan bordering Afghanistan, and the northern province of Sughd. 

High risk months for Malaria are: June to October

Incidence of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria: 10%
Of the five species of human malaria parasites, Plasmodium falciparum is the most dangerous. The remaining percentage represents malaria infections that may be caused by one or more of the following parasites: Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium ovale, Plasmodium malariae, and Plasmodium knowlesi.

Suppressive Medication Guide

Suppressive medication is not recommended.

Travellers going to risk areas should follow meticulous anti-mosquito bite measures from dusk to dawn during the malaria season. Download IAMAT's whitepaper How to Protect Yourself Against Malaria for details. 


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