Home > Medical > Malaria > Malaria in South Africa Malaria in South Africa All sections in Malaria » About Malaria » Prevention » Treatment » Complications » FAQs » Health Tips » Malaria in SA » Multimedia » Malaria News » Real-life Story SA on course for Malaria eradication by 2020 Malaria is still prevalent in Africa but according to the World Health Organisation, about six countries in the region – including South Africa – could be free of the disease by 2020. Limpopo reports rash of malaria cases When Joyce Mudau began experiencing diarrhoea, weakness and dizzy spells, she was convinced she had contracted cholera, but she was actually suffering from malaria. Malaria deaths in South Africa climb The festive season is upon us and holiday-makers are being urged to be on red alert for Malaria. Assess Life expectancy » Quiz Would you survive disaster? » Join Body Talk » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Five facts you need to know about malaria Malaria, an African story South Africa makes great progress in malaria control South Africa has made impressive achievements in the battle against malaria, reducing the mortality rates by 85% over the last twelve years but greater awareness is needed. Scary facts about malaria Malaria kills a child somewhere in the world every 30 seconds. Malaria still a major threat The fight against malaria has saved millions of lives worldwide, but the mosquito-borne disease is still a major threat. Malaria deaths skyrocket in SA Deaths in South Africa from malaria have skyrocketed from 14 in 1992 to 423 last year, health Minister Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang has said. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors The three stress-busting basics you can’t afford to ignore Detangle the myths from the facts Why you should try the cold or hot approach for sports-related injuries Head lice myth busters!