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 109, No 12 (2019)

Cover Page


Eliminating conflict of interest in infant formula funding 

Time to end routine high-dose vitamin A supplementation?


The pH of hair straighteners 

Diabetes in the Eastern Cape 

Low serum testosterone and type 2 diabetes 

Regulated and unregulated substance use among patients in Tshwane