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 announcement

The SAMJ is delighted to announce that Chris Bateman, News Editor of the SAMJ, won the ‘Best Health Analysis and Commentary’ category of the annual Discovery Health Journalism Awards last month for his article, ‘Doctor shortages; Unpacking the Cuban solution,’ bringing to five the numbers of times he has won a category since the awards were launched in 2008.  
Posted: 2014-06-04
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Vol 104, No 7 (2014)

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Strengthening Health Systems – new HMPG journal to be launched 

Government expenditure on health research

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Antimicrobial resistance: The South African context

Smoking cessation after acute coronary syndrome 

Predicting outcome in traumatic brain injury 

CME: Paediatric palliative care