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).

Announcements

 

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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Online First (May): Covid-19 in South Africa

Table of Contents

Correspondence

COVID-19 and tuberculosis in South Africa: A dangerous combination PDF
J Boffa, T Mhlaba, G Sulis, S Moyo, Z Sifumba, M Pai, A Daftary
Decisive and strong leadership and intersectoral action from South Africa in response to the COVID-19 virus PDF
L Nkonki, S Fonn
Compensation for occupationally acquired COVID-19 PDF
R George, A George
Lockdown and our national supply of blood products PDF
R D Wise, M W Gibbs, V J Louw
Where are we in the battle of ending tuberculosis in children and adolescents in South Africa? PDF
K du Preez, J A Seddon, H S Schaaf, A C Hessling
Benefit v. risk when using chloroquine in patients with severe COVID-19 disease PDF
E H Decloedt, H Reuter, B Allwood, A Parker, C F N Koegelenberg, M Blockman, J Taljaard
COVID-19 exposes health worker shortages in the USA and UK, but nationalism and self-interest must not exploit medical workforces from low- and middle-income countries PDF
J J Fagan, L Cairncross, B Biccard, G Fieggen, S Maswime
Capacity building during COVID-19: Utilising South Africa’s underutilised international medical graduates PDF
J M Le Grange, S J Dickinson, J R J Davis

Editorial

Bioethics and self-isolation: What about low-resource settings? PDF
S Adams, G Lindeque, P Soma-Pillay