Mali

Severe malaria facts

  • Responsible for 24% of deaths in children under 5
  • 2017: Estimated to be 3,320,228 malaria cases, 10% of which can be severe.
  • 2014: Health facilities and community health workers recorded more than 2,500,000 suspected cases of malaria (40% of all consultations), including 800,000 severe cases with 2,309 deaths

Inpatient and mortality rates

Distribution of malaria cases

Prevalence of P. falciparum (MIS 2015)

P. falciparum Parasite Prevalence

Severe malaria policy and practice

National Treatment Guidelines
Recommendation Treatment
Strong IV artesunate
Strong IM artesunate
Alternative IM artemether
Alternative IV quinine
Alternative IM quinine
Recommendation Pre-referral
Strong Rectal artesunate
Alternative IM artesunate
Alternative IM artemether
Alternative IM quinine
Treatment during pregnancy
Recommendation Treatment
Strong Inj artesunate
Alternative IM artemether
Alternative Inj quinine