Africa Health May 2015



Shima’s Opinion: Tempering the dream. Shima Gyoh dreams of quality high-tech medicine across his countryl and he dreams of effective and efficient Primary Health Care. But only one can be afforded. Which one? Shima Gyoh


Francis’ Opinion: A new beginning for the African region of the World Health Organization. Opportunity for renewal and revitalisation as Moeti takes charge. Francis Omaswa


Newsdesk: A round-up of news including: Plans for a new Centres for Disease Control in Africa; Obsgyn training material freely available for providers and students in sub-Saharan Africa; The East African Community to establish joint health research commission.

Malaria prevention

Malaria prevention: Investing in safety and infection prevention during malaria case management. Prof. William R Brieger

Children's rights

Children’s rights: Delivering quality children’s healthcare means delivering children’s rights. Gerison Lansdown, Lesley Anne Long, Lindsay O’Dell and Andy Rixon

Medicine Publishing

Medicine Publishing: Glycaemic management of type 2 diabetes. Balasubramanian T Srinivasan and Melanie Davies.

Modern strategies for management of glycaemia in type 1 diabetes. Sankalpa Neupane and Mark L Evans.

Modern technologies for glucose monitoring and insulin replacement. Christine HM Leong, Anand Velusamy and Pratik Choudhary.

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

Clinical Review

Clinical Review: Medicine; Paediatrics

CPD Challenge

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

Clinical Quiz

Clinical Quiz: A vision of uncertainty. Answers on page 37.


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