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Introduction The World Health Organization estimates that about 400 million people worldwide suffer from Diabetes mellitus1. Over the last decades, there appear to be reports of increasing incidence of severe hand infections in many diabetics2. These vary from localized septic lesions in a digit to fulminant limb gangrene with potentially fatal outcomes. For many patients […]

Volume 30 Issue 4 (December 2018)

Editorial The Relevance of Integrity in Research and Publication Ademola J. Ajuwon Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);218; https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.1 HTML  PDF Original Research Efficacy of Pterocarpus angolensis crude extracts against Candida krusei, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus agalactiae and Escherichia coli Jones Victor Chipinga, John F. Kamanula, Paul Bisrael Ben Moyo Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);219 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.2 HTML  PDF Schistosomiasis among obstetric fistula patients in […]

MALAWI MEDICAL JOURNAL STUDENTS’ JOURNAL CLUB 2018/2019 ACADEMIC YEAR: SEMESTER ONE PERFORMANCE REPORTS

MMJ SJC Sem 1 Report (1) Last Quarter 2018 SJC Report (1)

Volume 30, Issue 2, June 2018

Original Research Perspectives about policy implementation. A Learning opportunity from the 2003-2013 Malawi HIV/AIDS Policy Gift Kamanga, Irving Hoffman, Address Malata, Stephanie Wheeler, David Chilongozi, Suzanne Babich Malawi Med J. 2018 June; 30(2); 54-60; https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i2.1  HTML  PDF Feasibility, validity and acceptability of self-collected samples for human papillomavirus (HPV) testing in rural Malawi Allahna Esber, Alison Norris, Enock […]

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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: https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i1.1  HTML  PDF Perceptions of a mobile […]

Volume 29, Issue 4 (December 2017)

    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; http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v29i4.1 HTML  PDF Bacterial vaginosis: Prevalence and associated risk factors among non-pregnant women of reproductive age attending a Nigerian tertiary hospital […]

Top-Cited Articles 2017

Assessing the feasibility of mobile phones for follow-up of acutely unwell children presenting to village clinics in rural Northern Malawi Victoria Hardy, Jenny Hsieh, Baxter Chirambo, Tsung-Shu Joseph Wu, John O’Donoghue, Adamson S. Muula, Matthew Thompson The epidemiology of noncommunicable respiratory disease in sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and North Africa  Rana Ahmed, Ryan Robinson, […]

Professor Ademola Johnson Ajuwon earned the Bachelors of Science (BSc) degree in Sociology from the University of Lagos, Nigeria in 1984, Master of Public Health (MPH) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Promotion and Education from the University of Ibadan in 1990 and 2000 respectively. He began his career as a scholar in 1991 […]

29 (2) June 2017

June 2017    Would you like a print copy of the MMJ NCD issue? Original Research Novel approaches to screening for noncommunicable diseases: Lessons from Neno, Malawi Chiyembekezo Kachimanga, Katie Cundale, Emily Wroe, Lawrence Nazimera, Arnold Jumbe, Elizabeth Dunbar, Noel Kalanga Malawi Med J. 2017 June;29(2):78–83; http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v29i2.1 HTML  PDF Validation and reliability of the Chichewa translation of […]

Master of Science in Bioinformatics CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2018 – 2019

Applications are being invited for a 2 year MSc in Bioinformatics to start in January 2018 in the department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Malawi. The MSc Bioinformatics programme combines foundational skills in computing, programming, molecular biology, research methods and other natural sciences. The course draws together highly-rated teaching and research expertise […]

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Volume 29, Issue 1 (March 2017)

Original Research Challenges facing young African scientists in their research careers: A qualitative exploratory study Save Kumwenda, El Hadji A. Niang, Pauline W. Orondo, Pote William, Lateefah Oyinlola, Gedeon N. Bongo, Bernadette Chiwona Malawi Med J. 2017 Mar; 29(1): 1-4; http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v29i1.1 HTML PDF Experiences of caregivers of infants who have been on bubble continuous positive airway […]

FIRST CALL FOR EXHIBITORS

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE 21st RESEARCH DISSEMINATION CONFERENCE 24th -25th NOVEMBER 2017 Driving the next decade of research in Malawi: Achieving health-related Sustainable Development Goals   RDC Abstract Submission form 2017   FIRST CALL FOR EXHIBITORS The College of Medicine is pleased to announce that the 2017 College of Medicine Research Dissemination Conference will be held […]

21st RESEARCH DISSEMINATION CONFERENCE

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE 21st RESEARCH DISSEMINATION CONFERENCE 24-25 NOVEMBER 2017 Driving the next decade of research in Malawi: Achieving health-related Sustainable Development Goals   RDC Abstract Submission form 2017   FIRST CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The College of Medicine is pleased to announce that the 2017 Research Dissemination Conference will be held from 24th–25th November 2017 […]

They are people too (an Ob-Gyn intern’s perspective)

Chikondi Chapuma Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi Correspondence: chikondichapuma@gmail.com If I could get a kwacha every time I met aNatchathu, aNabanda, aNasibeko or oNana and compassion flooded my heart. If I could get just a kwacha every time aNatchatu refused doctor’s orders of, “no coitus” after her previous evacuation, afraid her septic miscarriage would […]

Assessing the feasibility of mobile phones for follow-up of acutely unwell children presenting to village clinics in rural northern Malawi

[PDF] Victoria Hardy1, Jenny Hsieh2, Baxter Chirambo3, Tsung-Shu Joseph Wu2, John O’Donoghue4, Adamson S. Muula5, Matthew Thompson1 1. Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA 2. Luke International (LIN), Malawi Office, Mzuzu, Malawi 3. Faculty of Health Sciences, Mzuzu University, Mzuzu, Malawi 4. Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public […]