Background: Malaria is a protozoan disease which can lead to serious complications if not treated early and correctly. The aim of this study to assess the knowledge about malaria management guidelines among house officers.
Methods: this is the cross sectional observational study conducted at 6 of Khartoum teaching hospitals
Results: The study showed that among the 115 participants evaluated there were 70.4% females and 29.6% were males. 94.8% of participants knew there is malaria management guidelines and 5.2% didn't knew about presence of this guidelines, 58.3% have some information and 10.4% just hear about this guidelines. 89.6% knew the management of simple malaria is an outpatient management. 65.2% of the participants were aware about where to manage the cases of complicated malaria (inpatient or in Intensive Care Unit). 27.8% of the participants were aware about the management of simple malaria in the second and third trimester.
Conclusion: Different levels of awareness about malaria management guidelines as whole: 4.3% had an overall poor level of awareness, and 74.8% had an overall average level of awareness and 20.9% had an overall good level of awareness.