Vol 16, No 1 (2022)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


The effects of armed conflict on children – should we remain silent? PDF
J M Pettifor 2

Short Reports

Trends in neonatal mortality in a regional hospital in the Eastern Cape, South Africa: Quality improvement in action PDF
C A Mackay, S Mda, F Khan, S Maharaj, J S Smit, N Makhubalo, N Jezile 3


The relationship between menstrual hygiene management, practices, and school absenteeism among adolescent girls in Johannesburg, South Africa PDF
N Khamisa, N Nanji, N Tshuma, J Kagura 7
Challenges in the provision of tuberculosis preventive therapy to children in Gauteng Province, South Africa PDF
RT Philip, UD Feucht 13
An evaluation of challenges with the South African PMTCT HIV programme seen from the perspective of HIV-positive children admitted to the PICU PDF
EE Elkhatiali, PM Jeena 17
The profile of ancillary laboratory tests in neonates with positive blood and/or cerebrospinal fluid cultures PDF
L Sono, S Velaphi 22
The epidemiology and treatment outcomes of clubfoot in a South African tertiary academic hospital PDF
M Thiart, C Fenn, J du Toit, M Burger 28
Outcomes of periviable neonates born and admitted to a resource-limited hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PDF
N Dormohamed, L van Wyk 32
The emergence of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica infections in a quaternary-level paediatric intensive care unit in Durban, South Africa PDF
R Jassat, P M Jeena 39
Parenting amid COVID‐19: Challenges and supports for families with young children in South Africa. PDF
S N Naicker, L M Richter 45


Corrigendum PDF

CPD Questionnaire

CPD questionnaire PDF