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Volume 29, Issue 4, December 2017

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Original Research


Prescription audit in a paediatric sickle cell clinic in south-west Nigeria

Fadare Joseph Olusesan, Olatunya Oladele Simeon, Ogundare Ezra Olatunde, Oluwayemi Isaac Oludare, Agaja Oyinkansola Tolulope

Malawi Med J. 2017 Dec; 29(4):285-289

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Bacterial vaginosis: Prevalence and associated risk factors among non-pregnant women of reproductive age attending a Nigerian tertiary hospital

Rasheedat M Abdullateef,Munirdeen A Ijaiya, Fadeyi Abayomi, Abiodun S Adeniran, Haruna Idris

Malawi Med J. 2017 Dec; 29(4):290-293

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Standard precaution knowledge and adherence: Do Doctors differ from Medical Laboratory Scientists?

Anne C. Ndu, Sussan U. Arinze-Onyia

Malawi Med J. 2017 Dec; 29(4):294-300

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Road traffic collisions in Malawi: Trends and patterns of mortality on scene

Francisco Schlottmann, Anna F Tyson, Bruce A. Cairns, Carlos Varela, Anthony G. Charles

Malawi Med J. 2017 Dec; 29(4):301-305

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Information management in Malawi’s prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) Program: Health workers’ perspectives

Wiza Kumwenda, Gregory Kunyenje, Jimmie Gama, Jacqueline Chinkonde, Francis Martinson, Irving Hoffman, Mina Hosseinipour, Nora Rosenberg

Malawi Med J. 2017 Dec; 29(4):306-311

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Special Communication


Family medicine training and practice in Malawi: History, progress, and the anticipated role of the family physician in the Malawian health system

Martha Makwero, Prosper Lutala, Anna McDonald

Malawi Med J. 2017 Dec; 29(4):312-316

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Proposing the LEGS framework to complement the WHO building blocks for strengthening health systems: One needs a LEG to run an ethical, resilient system for implementing health rights

Joseph Mfutso-Bengo, Noel Kalanga, Eva Maria Mfutso-Bengo

Malawi Med J. 2017 Dec; 29(4):317-321

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Use of an electronic medical record to monitor efficacy of diabetes care in out-patients in a central hospital in Malawi: Patterns of glycaemic control and lessons learned

Theresa J Allain, Grieves Mang’anda, Marrianne Kasiya, Patricia Khomani, Ndaziona P Banda, Andrew Gonani, Ingrid Peterson, Gavin Dreyer

Malawi Med J. 2017 Dec; 29(4):322-326

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Letter to the Editor


North African physicians’ perspectives on the challenges facing medical research

Jamal Zekri, Jalil U.Rehman

Malawi Med J. 2017 Dec; 29(4):327-329

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Case Report

Cryptococcal meningitis in a previously healthy child

Takondwa Chimowa, Isobel King, Pui-Ying Iroh Tam, Carmen Gonzalez-Martinez

Malawi Med J. 2017 Dec; 29(4):330-331

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Commentary

 Evaluating mobile solutions of integrated Community Case Management (iCCM): Making the final connection

Victoria Hardy, Matthew Thompson, Adamson S. Muula

Malawi Med J. 2017 Dec; 29(4):332-334

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 Interview

Prof. Stephen Gordon

Fanuel Bickton, Yohane Gadama

Malawi Med J. 2017 Dec; 29(4):335

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