South African Medical Journal

The South African Medical Journal (SAMJ) - first published in 1884 - is a monthly, peer reviewed, general medical journal publishing leading research impacting clinical care in Africa. The journal now incorporates continuing medical education (CME).



Review of Guidelines: Use of AGREE II instrument and appointment of new editorial sub-committee

The SAMJ has regularly published Guidelines and Recommendations for the management of a variety conditions. These will in future be adjudicated using the AGREE II instrument (  
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Vol 104, No 8 (2014)

Cover Page
  • HPV vaccination debated 
  • Menopausal hormone therapy
  • Medical evaluation of children prior to adoption 
  • Reporting of child abuse 
  • Ebola – what you need to know 
  • Geophagia in pregnancy 
  • Loss of detectability of HIV with cART in infants 
  • CME: Climate change and health