Journal Published On: 2019-06-20

Journal Identifiers: eISSN: 1995-7262 | Print ISSN: 1995-7262

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Narrative View: Not practicing what we teach? The case for healthy food and drinks at health training events

Colin Pfaff - Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi Keywords: Non communicable diseases Abstract Non communicable diseases (NCDs) are on the rise in all countries in Africa, including Malawi and will soon overtake…

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Case Report: An evidence-based policy brief: improving the quality of postnatal care in mothers 48 hours after childbirth

Betty Sakala - University of Malawi Kamuzu College of Nursing Keywords: Policy brief, postnatal care, evidence-based, policy options, guidelines, skilled health workers Abstract IntroductionMalawi is experiencing slow progress in postnatal care…

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Case Report: Puerperal Psychosis: A brief review and unusual case report

George Stewart - Department of Mental Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi Keywords: puerperal psychosis, Donkin psychosis, post-partum psychosis, pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, maternal death, bipolar affective disorder. [MeSH On Demand] Abstract…

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Case Report: An adolescent with multi-organ involvement from typhoid fever

Pui-Ying Iroh Tam - University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi Keywords: typhoid fever, enteric fever, adolescent, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, anemia, haematological, cardiovascular, neurological. Abstract Typhoid fever is usually a mild…

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Case Report: High-Risk Adult Wilms’ Tumour in Pregnancy: A Case Report

Stephen Kasenda - Blantyre District Health Office, Blantyre, Malawi Keywords: Africa, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols, incidence, kidney, Kidney neoplasms, Malawi, pregnancy, Wilms’ tumour Abstract Wilms’ tumour is the most common renal…

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Original Research: Evaluation of Impact of Perinatal Factors on Time to First Meconium Passage in Nigerian Neonates

Uchechukwu Obiora Ezomike - Sub-Department of Pediatric Surgery Faculty of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Ituku/Ozalla Campus, Enugu state, Nigeria Keywords: Evaluation, Impact, Perinatal Factors, First meconium passage,…

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Original Research: Presenting features and treatment outcomes of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in a resource poor Southern Nigeria

Anazoeze Jude Madu - Department of Haematology and Immunology, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus Keywords: lymphocytic, leukaemia Abstract BackgroundChronic lymphocytic leukaemia is a relatively common haematological malignancy affecting older adults, accounting…

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Original Research: Contextual issues that influence preparedness of nurses for critical care nursing practice in Malawi

Rodwell Gundo - Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand Keywords: Critical Care Nursing, Critical Illness, Developing Countries, Malawi, Education, Nursing, Qualitative Research, Critical Care Abstract BackgroundThere are no critical care…

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Original Research: Knowledge of antibiotic use and resistance among students of a medical school in Nigeria

Ijeoma Okedo Alex - Department of Community Medicine, Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki Ebonyi State Nigeria Keywords: antibiotic use and resistance, medical students, knowledge, practice, Nigeria Abstract BackgroundAntimicrobial resistance presents a growing…

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Original Research: The examination of nurses’ adherence to the ‘five rights’ of antibiotic administration and factors influencing their practices: a mixed methods case study at a tertiary hospital, Malawi

Chimwemwe Mula Keywords: Nurses, Antimicrobial resistance, antibiotic stewardship, Antibiotics, Adherence, Five Rights. Abstract BackgroundAdherence to ‘Five Rights’ of medication administration guidelines namely the right drug, the right patient, the right dose,…

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