Africa Health January 2015



Shima’s Opinion: When speed is very much not of the essence. The tragedy in the surgical sterilisation of women in an Indian State highlights the vital importance of never allowing political targets to trump personal professional care. Shima Gyoh reports. Shima Gyoh


Francis’ Opinion: Growing the African voice in determining the health agenda. Francis Omaswa introduces a new book: ‘African Health Leaders; making change and claiming the future. Francis Omaswa


Newsdesk: A round-up of news including: Joining forces to boost mHealth innovations; Boosting comprehensive women’s healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa; Ethiopia will received 13 million praziquantel tablets in 2015.

Seasonal malaria

Malaria: Monitoring malaria: preventing and managing severe malaria. Prof. William R Brieger


Diabetes: Type 2 diabetes mellitus and thyroid dysfunction: an intertwined duo. Dr. Azinge Nicholas

Medicine Publishing

Medicine Publishing: ECG. Patrick Davey

(These articles are reproduced by kind permission of Medicine Publishing Copyright 2015 Published by Elsevier Ltd)

Clinical Review

Clinical Review: Family Medicine; Paediatrics; AIDS

Medicine Digest

Medicine Digest: Paediatrics; Ebola; Infection; Musculoskeletal; Obs & Gyn; Cardiovascular

CPD Challenge

CPD Challenge: Test yourself on the articles appearing in this edition of Africa Health. Answers on page 47.

Clinical Quiz

Clinical Quiz: Tired of the tiredness. Answers on page 36.


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