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Guidelines for Malaria Prevention Onboard Merchant Ships

The ship, where seafarers work and spend all their time during a voyage, is the best place for health intervention.

These guidelines for shipping companies explain the threat of malaria to seafarers and offer guidance on the implementation of successful malaria prevention. They also offer detailed information on high risk areas, as well as the symptoms, treatment and prevention methods.