Risk is present at the borders with Cambodia, Southern Laos, Myanmar (Burma) and Malaysia. There is also a risk in the Kaeng Krung, Kaeng Krachan, and Khai Sok national parks west of Surat Thani and in Khao Nam Khang on the border with Malaysia.
The risk of malaria is very low risk in all other areas including Chaing Mai, Chaing Rai, Bangkok, Ko Chang island, and Phuket, as well as tourist trips to Kwai Bridge.
Please check HERE to see a malaria map of Thailand on fitfortravel (an NHS website).
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 the suitable malaria medicines for this region by clicking on the following links. Any of the medicine listed can be recommended for malaria prevention in this region. If you already have a prescription for malaria medicine from your Family Doctor, then you can order the quantity on your prescription(s) on the following links. Travelpharm will supply your prescription, once we receive it from you. When you place your order on one of the links below, please follow the instructions on where to send the prescription.
› Atovaquone and Proguanil 250mg/100mg- Generic Alternative to Malarone
› Malarone Children's Tablets (for Children under 40kg weight)
› 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.
For more information and advice on how to prevent malaria, see our How To Avoid Insect & Mosquito Bites page.
Below is a table designed to show you what vaccines are mandatory, recommended or ones to consider when visiting Thailand:
|Cholera||Hepatitis A||Hepatitis B||Japanese Encephalitis||Meningitis||Rabies|
|Tetanus||Tick Borne Encephalitis||Typhoid||Yellow Fever Vaccine|
Man = Mandatory
Con = Consider
Rec = Recommended
Req = Required if visiting from area with risk of transmission