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Volume 30, Issue 1, March 2018










Original Research

The occurrence and frequency of genomic mutations that mediate Isoniazid and Rifampicin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from untreated pulmonary Tuberculosis cases in urban Blantyre, Malawi

Geoffrey P Kumwenda, Geoffrey Chipungu, Derek J Sloan, Yankho Kaimila, Kondwani Chiumya, Harry Pangani

Malawi Med J. 2018 Mar; 30(1):1-5


Perceptions of a mobile health intervention for Community Case Management in Malawi: Opportunities and challenges for Health Surveillance Assistants in a community setting

Griphin Baxter Chirambo, Victoria E. Hardy, Ciara Heavin, Yvonne O’Connor,  John O’ Donoghue, Nikolaos Mastellos, Tammy Tran, Jenny Hsieh, Joseph Tsung-Shu Wu, Sven Carlsson, Bo Andersson, Adamson S. Muula, Matthew Thompson

Malawi Med J. 2018 Mar; 30(1):6-12


Relationship between tumour size and response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy among breast cancer patients in a tertiary center in Nigeria

Olatoke Samuel, Agodirin Olayide, Rahman Ganiyu, Habeeb Olufemi, Akande Halimat

Malawi Med J. 2018 Mar; 30(1):13-16


A seven-year retrospective review of colonoscopy records from a single centre in Zambia

Violet Kayamba, Kate Nicholls, Catrin Morgan, Paul Kelly

Malawi Med J. 2018 Mar; 30(1):17-21


Investigation of the status of occupational radiation protection in Malawian hospitals

Getrude Chinangwa, Joseph Kwabena Amoako, John Justice Fletcher

Malawi Med J. 2018 Mar; 30(1):22-24


Perceptions of pregnant adolescents on the antenatal care received at Ndirande Health Centre in Blantyre, Malawi

Maria Chifuniro Chikalipo, Linda Nyondo-Mipando, Rabecca Chikondi Ngalande, Sadandaula Rose Muheriwa, Ursula Kalimembe Kafulafula

Malawi Med J. 2018 Mar; 30(1):25-30


Alcohol use and psychological wellbeing of health workers in a Nigerian Hospital: An exploratory study

Adetunji Obadeji, Lateef O. Oluwole, Mobolaji U. Dada, Michael A. Oshatimi

Malawi Med J. 2018 Mar; 30(1):31-36


The effectiveness of sustainable serial casting for clubfoot deformity in a low resource setting

James Turner, Freddie Quiney, John Cashman, Chris Lavy

Malawi Med J. 2018 Mar; 30(1):37-39


Special Communication

HIV and mental illness in Malawi and the neuropsychiatric sequelae of efavirenz

Andrew Drury, Selena Gleadow-Ware, Sheila Gilfillan, Jen Ahrens

Malawi Med J. 2018 Mar; 30(1):40-45


Case Reports

A case of massive splenomegaly due to chronic myeloproliferative neoplasm

Zachary G. Jacobs, Bongani Kaimila, Peter M. Wasswa, Thuy Bui

Malawi Med J. 2018 Mar; 30(1):46-48


Large penile plexiform neurofibroma in an 11-year old boy

Nwokoro Chingbundu Collins, Emmanuel Ezekiel Ayodeji, Fatungase Oluwabunmi Motunrayo, Salami Babatunde Abayomi, Ogundele Ibukunolu Olufemi, Amosu Lukmon Olusesan

Malawi Med J. 2018 Mar; 30(1):49-51



Profile Interview: Dr. Patrick Dongosolo Kamalo – Consultant Neurosurgeon at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

Yohane Gadama

Malawi Med J. 2018 Mar; 30(1):52-53


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