Vol 99, No 10 (2009)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents page PDF

From the Editor

South African HIV vaccine trials -- one small step for humankind PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 683

Editor's choice

Eds choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 685


Protecting the public and guiding the profession? PDF
P W L Groenveld 686
Running (and walking) the talk: 2009 Life Healthcare Medical 10 PDF
Sydney Cullis 686


OSD furore; SAMA bloodied but unbowed PDF
Incompetent, unaccountable managers paralyzing health care PDF
Experts review Motsoaledi’s first 3 months PDF


Assisting victims of sexual offences: Ensuring a professional service by the SAPS - how it affects medical practitioners PDF
David Jan McQuoid-Mason 702
Malignant otitis externa with ecthyma gangrenosum and pneumonia in an infant PDF
Suhail Amin Patigaroo, S F Hashmi, Nazia Mehfooz 708
A striking "Natal" experience PDF
Sandie Rutherford Thomson 711

Scientific letters

Severe acute respiratory infection with influenza A (H1N1) during pregnanacy PDF
Eduard Langenegger, Andre Coetzee, Samier Jacobs, Alrisah Le Roux, Gerhard Theron 713
HIV transmission from mother to child - HAART compared to dual therapy PDF
Gerhardus Barnard Theron, Myrthe Emma Nellensteijn, Anna Maria Theron, Jeanne Louw 717
Effectiveness of community participation in tuberculosis control PDF
Tom Nyandega Achoki, Andy Beke, Claudia Shilumani 722
CFTR structural rearrangements are not a major mutational mechanism in black and coloured Southern African cystic fibrosis patients PDF
Candice Lee De Carvalho, Michele Ramsay 724

Original articles

Pre-requisites for National Health Insurance in South Africa: Results of a national household survey PDF
Diane McIntyre, Jane Goudge, Bronwyn Harris, Nonhlanhla Nxumalo, Moremi Nkosi 725
"Outcomes of the South African National Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) programme for children. – The IeDEA Southern Africa Collaboration" PDF
Mary-Ann Davies, Olivia Keiser, Karl Technau, Brian Eley, Helena Rabie, Gilles Van Cutsem, Janet Giddy, Robin Wood, Andrew Boulle, Matthias Egger, Harry Moultrie 730
Childhood tuberculosis infection and disease: a spatial and temporal transmission analysis in a South African township PDF
Keren Middelkoop, Linda-Gail Bekker, Carl Morrow, Eugene Zwane, Robin Wood 738
Trends in Adult Tobacco Use from Two South African Demographic and Health Surveys Conducted in 1998 and 2003 PDF
Nasheeta Peer, Debbie Bradshaw, Ria Laubscher, Krisela Steyn 744
Influenza- and respiratory syncytial virus-associated adult mortality in Soweto PDF
Alan S Karstaedt, Mark Hopley, Michelle Wong, Heather Crewe-brown, Anne Tasset-Tisseau 750


Guidelines for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease PDF
Jonathan Carr, J Fine, on behalf of the Movement Disorders Group of South African (MGSA) 755


CPD Questionnaire PDF