Africa Health July 2015



Shima’s Opinion: Remaining Ebola free. Shima Gyoh suggests that it is time for some forward planning – and educating – to prevent another Ebola epidemic taking hold. Shima Gyoh


Francis’ Opinion: Human resources back to top of the agenda. Francis Omaswa provides an insight to the latest human resources for health consultations. Francis Omaswa


Newsdesk: A round-up of news including: Novartis supports pan-African meeting to move faster to malaria elimination; The Medicines Patent Pool releases 2014 annual report; State of the art cancer treatment available in Namibia.

Seasonal malaria

Seasonal Malaria: Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC): slow uptake of a proven technology. Prof. William R Brieger

Controlling Ebola

Controlling Ebola: Controlling the last known cluster of Ebola Virus Disease. Tolbert Nyenswah, Mosoka Fallah, Sonpon Sieh, et al.

Medicine Publishing

Medicine Publishing: Prevalence and costs of obesity. Tim Lobstein

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

Clinical Review

Clinical Review: Pharmacy; Public Health; Dermatology

Medicine Digest

Medicine Digest: Pharmacology; Global Health; Orthopaedics; Cardiovascular; Paediatrics; Infection; Obs & Gyn

CPD Challenge

CPD Challenge: Test yourself on the articles appearing in this edition of Africa Health. Answers on page 38.

Clinical Quiz

Clinical Quiz: Bringing up baby. Answers on page 33.


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