n South African Medical Journal - A tribute to a journal buff : from the editor

Volume 100, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The was first published in 1884, and has therefore been in existence for 126 years in one form or another. The journal pays tribute to a journal buff who contributed considerably to its more recent history - for some 42 years, or exactly one-third of its existence. Tributes to Ralph Kirsch have been published in the , but we would like to express our appreciation by outlining some of his many contributions to publications in South Africa and to the stable of journals in particular.

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