Africa Health September 2016



Shima’s Opinion: African countries must prepare for Zika. Shima Gyoh updates on the latest serious threat posed by the mosquito fraternity. Shima Gyoh


Francis’ Opinion: Can low-income countries afford skilled health workers for Universal Health Coverage? Francis Omaswa discusses the importance of utilising health workers, and offers a solution on how best to advocate Universal Health Coverage within low-income countries. Francis Omaswa


Newsdesk: A round-up of news including: Mosquito factory in China targets Zika and malaria; Reducing child deaths in Africa; New compound offers hope for millions around the world.

Malaria medicine

Malaria medicine: Medicines to protect children from seasonal malaria: what are the options? André-Marie Tchouatieu

eHealth case study

eHealth case study: Kano Connect. Mohammed Samir Abubakar

Medicine Publishing

Medicine Publishing: Respiratory symptoms and signs. Suveer Singh

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

Clinical Review

Clinical Review: Medicine; Paediatrics; STDs

Medicine Digest

Medicine Digest: Cardiology; Respiratory; Paediatrics; Obs & Gyn; Infection

CPD Challenge

CPD Challenge: Test yourself on the articles appearing in this edition of Africa Health. Answers on page 39.

Clinical Quiz

Clinical Quiz: Drinking discomfort. Answers on page 35.


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