Malaria continues to be #1 illness in Sekondi/Takoradi, Ghana

Malaria continues to be the number 1 reason for seeking health care in the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis. In 2012, the metropolis recorded 96,483 malaria cases with 844 hospital admissions and 19 deaths.

Travellers to this region can reduce their risk of exposure to malaria by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Anti-malaria medication is recommended.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Malaria.

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