n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - A good start to life : editor's comment

Volume 22, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... EDITORIAL August 2004 Vol.22 No.8 CME 413 In the foreword to Coovadia and Loening's textbook Paediatrics and Child Health Professor David Morely from London University asks a question that doctors in North America and Europe are now able to pose, 'Why are our children healthy?' This is certainly the case in developed countries, and indeed in the developed sectors of the developing world. The reason, of course, is the decline in mortality from the great killers of the past, namely infectious diseases. While this decline is certainly apparent in the leafy suburbs of affluent South Africa, it is, or ..

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