Dear SSMJ reader,

We are pleased to announce that the May 2015 issue of the South Sudan Medical Journal is now available on our website – You can download it as a PDF or view the individual articles which are listed below. We thank everyone who contributed to or reviewed this issue. Hard copies are being funded by a generous grant from CordAid.

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We are looking for items for future issues. So please send us articles on your research, case reports, clinical guidance, and news of projects. We can help you prepare these for publication (and see ‘Information for Authors’ on our website). We also welcome letters to the editor and questions. Send your contributions to the Editor-in-Chief, Dr Edward Luka at Please, follow us on twitter: @SSMedJournal.

The November issue will be on non-communicable diseases. Please contact Dr Edward Luka if you are able to contribute items on this topic; these should be submitted by the beginning of September 2015.

The items in this May issue are:

  • Editorial: South Sudan should address non-communicable diseases
  • Immediate post-partum haemorrhage: epidemiological aspects and maternal prognosis at South N’djamena District Hospital (Chad)
  • Hepatitis B: The view from West Africa
  • Do not forget tuberculous meningitis
  • Developing healthcare in South Sudan Rich
  • My Road to St. James University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
  • The Winchester – Yei Link
  • St Mary – Juba Hospital Link
  • Poole – Wau Hospital Link
  • Juba University book freight appeal
  • Resources
  • Medical Training Institute (MTI)

You can find all the previous issues of the journal on the website in the Archive section, and you can ‘search’ for particular items.

Kind regards,

The SSMJ team

Read the PDF version here.

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