Africa Health July 2014

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Opinion

Shima’s Opinion: Defrocking the doctor. Shima Gyoh is unhappy at the prospect that the European trend towards discarding the doctor’s white coat might spread to his home patch. Shima Gyoh

Opinion

Francis’ Opinion: Africa’s journey towards Universal Health Coverage. UHC is both a vision and a mission says Francis Omaswa. The critical bit is defining how to cost and finance the packages of service. Francis Omaswa

Newsdesk

Newsdesk: A round-up of news including: The Ebola crisis; Parasitic worm is thriving in East Africa; The new Wateraid interactive map shows realistic goals for all Africans

Malaria

Malaria: Malaria in pregnancy control services still lag below targets. Prof. William R Brieger

Human capacity

Human capacity: Providing effective capacity building interventions in developing programmes. Sameh Youssef, Senior Health Consultant, Crown Agents

Medicine Publishing

Medicine Publishing: Itch. Tabi Anika Leslie

Haematological emergencies. Various contributing authors

The blood in systemic disease. Ted Gordon-Smith

(These articles are reproduced by kind permission of Medicine Publishing www.medicinejournal.co.uk. Copyright 2014 Published by Elsevier Ltd)

Medicine Digest

Medicine Digest: Surgery; Paediatrics; Cardiovascular; Tuberculosis; Psychiatry; Respiratory; Misc

CPD Challenge

CPD Challenge: Test yourself on the articles appearing in this edition of Africa Health. Answers on page 46.

Clinical Quiz

Clinical Quiz: Keeping an eye. Answers on page 37.

Publishing Partners

Publishing Partners: An update on activities from our Publishing Partners

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