In 2010 malaria caused an estimated 655,000 deaths worldwide1
Between 1992 and 2011, almost 1900 people on average per year returned to the UK with malaria2
Where information is available, 61% of malaria cases reported in the UK in 2010 were visiting friends and relatives in their country of origin3
Between 1992-2011 on average 9 travellers have died from malaria in the UK each year2
Whether you're planning your holiday or gap year, travelling on business or visiting family and friends abroad, the malaria disease is one souvenir you don't want to bring home.
Explore this site to discover the facts, get advice and hear personal accounts about the terrible effects of malaria. Above all, talk to your GP or travel clinic at least 6 to 8 weeks before you travel to help protect yourself from malaria.