Journal Published On: 2020-10-30

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

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Articles: In memoriam: Mr Jimmy James (1940–2019). His contribution to the training of surgeons in Malawi and the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA) region

Wakisa Mulwafu ENT Keywords: John “Jimmy” James Abstract John “Jimmy” James MB ChB FRCS Ed passed on the 4th December 2019, the day we had our COSECSA annual general meeting in…

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Original Research: Serological survey and risk factors associated with Toxoplasma gondii infection among HIV-infected pregnant women attending Abuja Tertiary Hospital, Nigeria

Maryam Zakari Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja, Nigeria Keywords: Toxoplasmosis, HIV coinfection, congenital anomaly, cellular immunity, sero-survey Abstract BackgroundToxoplasmosis in pregnancy could induce miscarriage,…

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Original Research: Baseline, Cross-sectional Survey of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Related to Efficient Use of Government Resources in the Health Sector in Malawi

Aulive Msoma USAID/Health Communication for Life Project, implemented by FHI 360, Lilongwe, Malawi Keywords: Government Resources; Health Sector; Accountability; Behavior Change; Corruption; Cross-Sectional Studies; Health Communication Abstract BackgroundMisuse of government resources…

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Original Research: Bacterial and heavy metal contamination in selected commonly sold herbal medicine in Blantyre, Malawi

Martin Kalumbi Malawi Adventist University, Malamulo College of Health Sciences Campus, Biomedical Science Department, Microbiology Research Group Keywords: Herbal medicine, Blantyre markets, Bacteria, Heavy metal, Contamination, WHO guidelines Abstract BackgroundThere has…

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Original Research: The role of endoscopy after upper gastrointestinal bleeding in sub-Saharan Africa: A prospective observational cohort study

Jared Gallaher Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, CB# 7228, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Keywords: endoscopy, upper gastrointestinal bleeding, sub-Saharan Africa Abstract BackgroundUpper gastrointestinal (UGI) bleed is…

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Original Research: The prevalence and management of central post-stroke pain at a hospital in Zimbabwe

Veronica Ntsiea Physiotherapy Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Keywords: Central post-stroke pain, chronic pain, Zimbabwe Abstract BackgroundCentral post-stroke pain (CPSP) is a poorly diagnosed…

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Original Research: Availability, Accessibility and Proper Use of Personal Protective Equipment in Wards at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) Blantyre, Malawi: An Observational Study

Davie Madziatera Keywords: infection prevention, hospital acquired infections, personal protective equipment, healthcare worker, compliance of standard precautions Abstract BackgroundThe purpose of this study was to evaluate the availability, accessibility and proper…

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Original Research: Knowledge, attitude and perception on antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance among final year medical students in the College of Medicine, Malawi

Alfred Kamoto Discipline of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Keywords: Knowledge, attitude, perception, antimicrobial use, antimicrobial resistance, medical students, Malawi Abstract BackgroundMedical curricula…

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Original Research: The Malawi Orthopaedic Association/AO Alliance guidelines and standards for open fracture management in Malawi: a national consensus statement

Alexander Schade University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK Keywords: Open fractures, multiprofessional treatment, consensus meeting Abstract BackgroundOpen fractures are common injuries in Malawi that pose a large burden on the…

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