oa South African Family Practice - SAAFP / Schering Plough Award : JM Mugambe wins award for best original article by a registrar : correspondence

Volume 50, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



A research article on pain relief for women during labour has earned Dr JM Mugambe, at the time a postgraduate student of the Free State University, special honours at the 12th National Family Practitioner Congress that was held in Rustenburg in August 2008. As principal author of the article , Mugambe received the award for the best original research article by a South African registrar / MMed student in family medicine, published in South African Family Practice in 2007. His co-authors were M Nel, LA Hiemstra, and WJ Steinberg. The award comprises R5,000 donated by Schering Plough, South Africa. Mugambe is the first recipient of this award.

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