Vol 3, No 3 (2009)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Content page PDF


The State of Health in South Africa PDF
Nonhlanhla P Khumalo 70

Hot Topics

Saving South Africa’s mothers, newborns and children – can the health system deliver? PDF
Mickey Chopra, Joy E Lawn 71


Rate of pulmonary function decline in South African children with cystic fibrosis. PDF
Brenda May Morrow, Andrew C Argent, Greg Distiller, Heather J Zar, Anthony TR Westwood 73
Prevalence of Mantoux test positivity among apparently healthy children in Maiduguri, Nigeria. PDF
Modu Gofama Mustapha, Ashir Mohammed Garba, Adamu Ibrahim Rabasa, Mohammed Suleman Gimba 80
Drug use and abuse in childhood diarrhoeal diseases by caregivers reporting to a Nigerian tertiary health institution PDF
Uchendu Orizu Uchendu, Anthony N Ikefuna, Ifeoma J Emodi 83
Delivery of the Nutrition Supplementation Programme in the Cape Town metropolitan area from the perspective of mothers of under-fives: A qualitative study PDF
Per Ole Iversen, Ellen Cecilie Andresen, Margareta Wandel, Wenche Barth Eide, Marietjie Herselman 90
Abdominal epilepsy in a Nigerian child: A case report PDF
Garba Mohammed Ashir, Alhaji Mohammed Arab, Mustapha Modu Gofama, Ibrahim Bello Abdullahi, Nwaizu C Azuka 96


Initial treatment of severe malaria in Cameroonian children: is it a problem of inadequate, improper, delayed or failed treatment PDF
Kazeem Adeola Oshikoya, Idowu O Senbanjo, reply by Chiabi et al. 98
Response to letter from Dr Oshikoya et al PDF
Dr Chiabi et al. 99

CPD Questionnaire

CPD Questionnaire PDF