Papau New Guinea Australasia

Malaria Risk & Vaccination Information

What is the risk of malaria in Papua New Guinea?

The risk of contracting malaria in Papua New Guinea is high in all areas below 1800 metres, which is the majority of the country.  Travel Health Pro has an excellent guide for travel to Papua New Guinea.

Due to the high risk of malaria and year-round transmission in Papua New Guinea malaria prevention tablets are advised. 


What malaria tablets should I need to take to prevent malaria when visiting Papua New Guinea?

If you don't already have a prescription from your Doctor for malaria medication, you can save precious time by using our online consultation service to order suitable malaria medicines for this region by clicking on the following links. 

› Atovaquone and Proguanil 250mg/100mg- Generic Alternative to Malarone

› Malarone Tablets

› Malarone Children's Tablets (for Children under 40kg weight)

› Doxycycline Capsules

› Lariam Tablets (Mefloquine 250mg)


Your online consultation will be reviewed by a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber registered in the UK with the General Pharmaceutical Council. We only dispense genuine UK-licensed medicines.


If you already have a prescription for malaria medicine from your GP please use the following link and follow the product instructions. 


What else can I do to prevent malaria?

For more information and advice on how to prevent malaria, see our How To Avoid Insect & Mosquito Bites page.  malaria is just one of many diseases spread via biting insects, most of the diseases cannot be prevented with medicines, and avoiding bites is the most effective method. We stock a wide range of tropical-strength insect repellents containing DEET.


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