Malaria – English
This updated DVD lesson raises awareness of the dangers of malaria, and how it can be avoided. The lessons teaches about the causes and symptoms of malaria and when people are most at risk of getting it. It also informs the viewer on how to prevent malaria, emphasising the importance of bed nets and insecticides. Preventing mosquitoes breeding can also drastically reduce cases of malaria. The lesson also gives vital information on how to recognise the symptoms of malaria and what to do if you or someone you know contracts it. It has additional information for pregnant women, who are at particular risk. This update also includes a new section about the malaria vaccines that are to be rolled out in at-risk areas.
Malaria can affect anyone, with pregnant women and children most at risk, but with the right information and immediate treatment, lives could be saved. Even if you have been vaccinated, it is important to follow all the advice in this lesson.
This DVD is part of a series of DVD lessons in English on Health.