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Request for protection against Malaria

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Overview

These precautions are required for those travelling to areas with high risk factors for contracting malaria.

Request for protection against Malaria

Who can request this service

Citizens and residents of the Sultanate

Steps to follow to request the service

Process steps:
  1. Visit the Ministry of Health or a private health institution authorized to administer protection against malaria.

How the service is processed

Does not apply.

How long will it take

Does not apply.

Fee to be paid

Description Fee to be paid Places of Payment
Free

Frequently Asked Questions

Q A
  1. Why should I take preventive medicine for malaria?
Take medicines for malaria prevention when traveling to malaria-endemic countries to reduce the chance of contracting malaria
  1. What kinds of preventive medicines for malaria are there?
The types and dosage of preventive medicine to fight against malaria depends on the destination of travel. The Sultanate of Oman in collaboration with recommendations from the WHO include the following medicines: -- Chloroquine (taken weekly) + Brojoinel (taken daily). -- Duksyschaelin (taken daily). -- Mvlukwiyn (taken weekly).
  1. What happens if I don’t get the vaccine?
Failure to take preventive medicines can expose you to the disease
  1. If I take medicines does this mean I will not contract malaria?
Taking preventive medicines against malaria will greatly reduce your chances of contracting the disease.
  1. Can I protect myself in other ways from malaria instead of only taking medicines?
Other components of malaria prevention include: -- Wear protective clothing -- Use mosquito repellent -- Sleep under insecticide-impregnated bed nets -- Do not go outdoors after sunset as much as possible

Service Provider

Ministry of Health

Services to Eradicate Malaria

For Help

  1. Tel
    ‎+968 24 56 00 19

Service Locations


Operating Hours
Health Centres.
From saturday to wednesday
from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Hospitals.
All week days
24 hours
Section to eradicate malaria.
From saturday to wednesday
from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM