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 9 (2019)

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Climate change and adolescents: The role of youth activism


Increasing deceased organ donor numbers: 18 months of the Wits Transplant Procurement Model 

Registration of amiloride in South Africa 

Emergency management of calcium channel blocker overdose


Congenital syphilis: High morbidity and mortality in a preventable disease 

Uncovering adverse events and human error associated with imaging trauma patients 

Neural tube defect diagnosis and outcomes