Volume 2006, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Imported malaria is increasing in nonendemic countries, including the State of Qatar, mainly as a result of the influx of immigrant workers. A retrospective chart review of 153 malaria cases identified at Hamad General Hospital during 2000-2602 is used to emphasise the scale of the problem especially the need to create greater public awareness that travellers to malarious areas must take suitable precautions including appropriate chemoprophylaxis.


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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): ChemoprophylaxisImported malaria and malarious area
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