Home > Medical > Malaria > News News All sections in Malaria » About Malaria » Prevention » Treatment » Complications » FAQs » Health Tips » Malaria in SA » Multimedia » Malaria News » Real-life Story Drug-resistant malaria: A threat to SA As we mark World Malaria Day, the emergence of drug-resistant malaria in parts of south-east Asia is of great concern to South Africa, a medical scientist tells Health24. Why are soldiers still taking Lariam? The anti-malaria drug Lariam has been associated with a number of brutal military murders and suicides, so why is it still being prescribed to soldiers on active duty. Malaria - One mosquito bite can kill you The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has assured Health24 that there is no need for the public to panic over drug-resistant malaria in South Africa. 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 Five facts you need to know about malaria Malaria kills 3000 children in Africa each day. Have a look at these fast facts about the deadly disease. Substandard drugs undermine fight against malaria Researchers found substandard malaria drugs in 12 percent of samples in Tanzania and in 31 percent in Cambodia, an epicentre of resistance to the drug artemisinin. Drug-resistant malaria - the world's next big health crisis? Could drug-resistant malaria be the next big global disease crisis? Experts say there could be an indication of drug resistance to the mosquito-borne disease. Remarkable drop in malaria death rates Malaria deaths, which claimed the lives of over 1300 people in South Africa since 2000, have dropped by almost a half globally, but Ebola threatens to reverse some gains. Malaria doesn't have to be deadly! Here are some key facts that may debunk some common myths or misconceptions about malaria for you. Why mozzies love you - and how to repel them Whether you live in a malaria area or not, mosquitoes can make your life hell - especially at night. Here's what you can do to get rid of these pests. Bed nets better than insecticides for malaria prevention A new study suggests that spraying insecticides offers no additional protection from malaria if mosquito bed nets are used. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health!