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 110, No 2 (2020)

Cover Page


Thrombotic disorders (part 1)


Understanding the basics of cannabidiol from cannabis to apply to therapeutics in epilepsy


The Competitions Commission Health Market Inquiry Report: An overview and key imperatives 

An analysis of recent stroke cases in South Africa: Trend, seasonality and predictors


A decade of hepatitis C at the UCT/GSH Liver Clinic in the pre-direct-acting antivirals era 

Direct-acting antiviral therapy for hepatitis C: The initial experience of the UCT/GSH Liver Clinic 

HIV and breast cancer: A mammographic analysis