The Journal of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa seeks to facilitate interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary dialogue and collaboration among healthcare professionals and researchers across different specialities and fields. The journal prioritises contributions, particularly emphasising the Southern African and African context while welcoming contributions from other regions. The Journal of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa promotes human rights, social justice, and non-discrimination in medicine, dentistry, and healthcare. View our Editorial Team.

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Patient Studies

Neurological manifestations of Varicella zoster infection: A case series  
Azhar Rylands, Shakeel Hoosain
08 July 2024

Opinion Paper

Addressing inequities in the otolaryngology academic publishing: A call to action  
Sarah Nuss, Rolvix H. Patterson, Mary J. Xu, Amina Seguya, Valerie Salano, Nader Zalaquett, Samuel Okerosi, Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, Johannes Fagan
11 June 2024

Opinion Paper

Early life and infant mental health: Reshaping assumptions in a southern field  
Fiona Ross, Michelle Pentecost, Anusha Lachman
31 May 2024

Opinion Paper

Paediatric airway foreign-body removal equipment availability in sub-Saharan Africa  
Fiona Kabagenyi, Alexander D. Cherches, Nina R. Patel, Samuel N. Okerosi, Mary Jue Xu, Wale L. Gellaw, Tagwa H.A. Abdalla, Felicia Tshite, Buhlebenkosi J. Hlomani, Titus Dzongodza, Reuel K. Maina, Shazia Peer, Joshua Wiedermann, Douglas R. Sidell, Taseer Din
24 May 2024

Original Research

Gardasil® as adjunctive therapy for respiratory papillomatosis at Red Cross Children’s Hospital, Cape Town  
Shavina Frank, Jessica K. McGuire, Fiona Kabagenyi, Shazia Peer
24 May 2024

Original Research

Pain in head and neck cancer survivors in South Africa: A cross-sectional study  
Terral Patel, Nicholas Fung, Lauren Gardiner, Kelly E. Daniels, Nathan Lu, Rene Krause, Julie Wetter, Gerrit Viljoen, Johannes J. Fagan
10 May 2024

Original Research

Uptake and factors associated with HIV self-testing among women in South Africa  
Michael Ekholuenetale, Osaretin C. Okonji, Chimezie I. Nzoputam, Amadou Barrow
10 May 2024

Review Article

Reviewing the availability and integration of community health information system for HIV/AIDS in Lesotho  
Maseabata M. Ramathebane, Lineo J. Maja, Mosala Lets'olo, Sello Monts'i
09 May 2024

Patient Studies

Surgical management of a midline submental neck mass in Zimbabwe: A case report  
Dontre’ Douse, Katerina Green, Chengetai Dziwa, Munyaradzi Katiro, Tafadzwa Nyamurowa, Farai Ethel Chikomba, Titus Dzongodza, Joshua Wiedermann
07 May 2024

Original Research

Knowledge and lifestyle modifications for dyslipidaemia among patients on statins in Pretoria  
Thandazile Z. September, John V. Ndimande, Henry I. Okonta, Carien Steyn, Tombo Bongongo
09 April 2024
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 Notification: JCMSA welcomes Clint Hendrikse as Deputy Editor


We are pleased to announce Clint Hendrikse from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, as our new Deputy Editor. Clint’s expertise in emergency medicine and commitment to healthcare improvement will bring a fresh, dynamic approach to our editorial board. We look forward to his innovative contributions and the positive impact he will have on JCMSA.

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Posted: 2024-07-11

Press Release: ‘Journal of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa’ included in DOAJ and therefore DHET accredited.


AOSIS proudly announces that the Journal of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa (JCMSA) was recently included in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and is therefore DHET accredited.


View the journal’s entry here.


This recognition is evidence of the journal’s quality and its dedication to furthering rigorous scholarly research.


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Posted: 2024-06-28

Press Release: Exciting update!

Our past two editorials for the Journal of Applied Neurosciences are available! Discover the vision and mission behind our new journal and the innovative research we aim to showcase in neuroscience and other biological underpinnings of human behaviour. Read the insightful editorials by our Editor-in-Chief, Dirk J. Geldenhuys, and learn more about our journey and goals. Check it out here: journalofappliedneurosciences.org  
Posted: 2024-05-20 More...

Press Release: The wait is over!

The wait is finally over! We are proud to introduce the African Journal of Creative Economy, your new go-to source for the latest research and insights in Cultural Economics, Creative Industries, Arts and Culture Management and Cultural Studies and Cultural Policy.  Explore our inaugural editorial by Jeanette D. Snowball and Richard Haines, featuring pioneering studies and expert opinions. Don't miss out on the start of something big! Visit ajce.africa  
Posted: 2024-05-17 More...

Notification: Exploring the Rich Tapestry of Research History: Rediscover Timeless Insights

Embark on a journey through the annals of research history! Our journal's archives hold a wealth of knowledge waiting to be rediscovered. From pioneering studies to timeless insights, explore the foundations of today's discussions. Join us in celebrating research history and uncovering the gems that continue to shape our understanding.  
Posted: 2024-05-16 More...
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