Africa Health September 2012



Shima’s Opinion: The London Family Planning Summit, 11th July 2012. Shima Gyoh on how population growth continues to compromise economic growth. Shima Gyoh


Francis’ Opinion: Pursuing excellence. There is a lot to be proud of in the health sector in Africa today, and the new generation are leading the way. Francis Omaswa reports. Francis Omaswa


Newsdesk: A round-up of news including: The chorela epidemic in West Africa; Encouraging African-led innovation to address the continent’s health needs.

The Global Fund

The Global Fund: The fight against malaria in sub-Saharan Africa.


Malaria: Mobiles for malaria. Prof. William R Brieger

Medic West Africa

Medic West Africa: A preview of the forthcoming exhibition and conference being held at the Eko Hotel and Exhibition Centre in Lagos, Nigeria, from 18th-20th October 2012.


Procurement: How far can public-private partnerships help government meet health sector challenges? Maurice Diamond, Crown Agents, UK

Knowledge management

Knowledge management: The starter pack to a fountain of knowledge. John Eyers

Clinical Review

Clinical Review: Medicine; STIs; Paediatrics

Medicine Digest

Medicine Digest: General; Cardiology; Paediatrics; Obs & Gyn; Infection; AIDS; Diabetes; Surgery; Psychology

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: To drink or not to drink? Answers on page 49.


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