Africa Health March 2016



Shima’s Opinion: Microcephaly, Zika, how do you plead? Shima Gyoh muses on the scientific inexactitudes that currently link Zika with microcephaly. Shima Gyoh


Newsdesk: A round-up of news including: Stopping the spread of Zika; Africa’s Lake Victoria named major waterborne disease breeding site; New state-run pharmaceutical company to produce ARVs in South Africa by 2019

Zoonotic malaria

Zoonotic malaria: Malaria in the Year of the Monkey. Prof. William R Brieger

Medicine Publishing

Medicine Publishing: Prescribing in liver disease. Munir Pirmohamed

Alcohol and the liver. Ewan Forrest

(These articles are reproduced by kind permission of Medicine Publishing Copyright 2016 Published by Elsevier Ltd)

Clinical Review

Clinical Review: Ophthalmology; STI; Family Medicine

Medicine Digest

Medicine Digest: Paediatrics; Infection; Surgery; Obs & Gyn; Gastroenterology; Misc

CPD Challenge

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

Clinical Quiz

Clinical Quiz: Surprising symptoms. Answers on page 33.


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