Vol 112, No 4 (2022)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Pandemic politics PDF
B Farham 247


Call for the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority to revisit regulations relating to single- use medical devices PDF
J Lazarus, S Maswime, G Fieggen, L L Cairncross, J Irlam, A Reed, S Peters, J J Fagan 248
Public health sector capacity and resilience building in Zimbabwe: An urgent priority as further waves of COVID-19 are imminent PDF
G Murewanhema 249-250
Telehealth opportunities for South Africa have been brought into focus by the COVID-19 pandemic PDF
F Paruk, U Pillay, D Rech, G Maimela, T Matsebula, R Harris 251

In Practice

Teenage births and pregnancies in South Africa, 2017 - 2021 – a reflection of a troubled country: Analysis of public sector data PDF
P Barron, H Subedar, M Letsoko, M Makua, Y Pillay 252-258


High prevalence of multimorbidity and non-communicable disease risk factors in South African adolescents and youth living with HIV: Implications for integrated prevention PDF
M Kamkuemah, B Gausi, T Oni 259-267
Percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion: A South African experience PDF
A P Dippenaar, J A Saaiman, P A Brink, M J Heradien, P van der Bijl 268-272
Predictors of mortality in acute hospitalised COVID-19 pneumonia patients: A retrospective cohort study at two tertiary-level hospitals in Zambia PDF
J Banda, A Mweemba, T Bulaya, N Chenga, S Siziya 273-278
Patterns of disease on admission to children’s wards and changes during a COVID-19 outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa PDF
C Jensen, Y Yannigan, N Mafanya, N Majozi, T Martin, T Mnguni, K Moodley, M E Morgan, K Moses, Z Ntombela, A E Pansegrouw, D Pansegrouw, D Ramsden, J van Lobenstein, N H McKerrow 279-287
Profile, presentation and outcomes of prosthetic valve endocarditis in a South African tertiary hospital: Insights from the Groote Schuur Hospital Infective Endocarditis Registry PDF
P Mkoko, B J Cupido, J Hitzeroth, A Chin, M Ntsekhe 288


The next generation: Pregnancy in adolescents and women living with perinatally acquired HIV in South Africa PDF


CPD Questions PDF