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).



SAMJ goes live with Editorial Manager


The new submission and tracking system will launch on 1 September 2016; authors will be required to register on and use Editorial Manager for all submissions of new manuscripts. New instructions for authors will be made available on the SAMJ website.


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Vol 110, No 1 (2020)

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Communication about routine childhood vaccination 

Interventions for preventing pregnancy in adolescents 

Subtherapeutic efavirenz and cytomegalovirus co-infection in HIV-infected pregnant women


Dose-related adverse events in patients prescribed clofazimine for drug-resistant tuberculosis 

Comparison of cumulative antibiograms in adult intensive care and high-care units 

The burden of depression and anxiety among UCT medical students