Africa Health May 2013



Shima’s Opinion: How my house assumed the musty smell of the autopsy room. Shima Gyoh on the importance of habitat control against the mosquito. Shima Gyoh


Francis’ Opinion: You have got to be in it to win it! Francis Omaswa yearns for the day when conference delegates arrive prepared. Francis Omaswa


Newsdesk: A round-up of news including: The risk of being born in Africa; The UN is encouraging us to eat insects

Seasonal malaria

Seasonal malaria: Seasonal malaria chemoprevetion: coming soon to Sahelian countries this rainy season. Prof. William R Brieger


Polio: Africa and the polio endgame. Bruce Aylward, Head of the Global Polio Eradication Programme


Education: Developing family medicine in Africa. Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde, Jan de Maeseneer, and Catherine Kansiime

Emergency medicine in Ghana. Rockefeller Oteng, George Oduro, Sue Ann Bell, Victoria Bam, Nadia Tagoe, Terry Kowalenko, and Peter Donkor

Competency-based medical education. Francis Omaswa, Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde, Seble Frehywot, and Fitzhugh Mullan

Health systems

Health systems: Healing states systems in fragile states. Kwalombota Kwalombota, Senior Health Consultant, Crown Agents

Clinical Review

Clinical Review: Medicine; Paediatrics

Medicine Digest

Medicine Digest: AIDS; General; Obs & Gyn; Pulmonary; Psychology; Paediatrics; Infection; Tropical; Surgery; Gastrology; Oncology; Cardiology

Publishing Partners

Publishing Partners: An update on activities from our Publishing Partners

CPD Challenge

CPD Challenge: Test yourself on the articles appearing in this edition of Africa Health. Answers on page 63.

Clinical Quiz

Clinical Quiz: An avoidable outcome? Answers on page 51.


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