Welcome to The Paediatric Quarterly Website, home of The Paediatric Quarterly(abbreviated Paediatr. q.) (ISSN number 2073-7645). The website and journal is a free resource for all those working with paediatric patients. The main objective of the The Paediatric Quarterly is to enhance the standard of paediatric care. Contributions and feedback is welcomed from all paediatric service providers both locally and abroad.


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August / September 2016 Issue

In this special issue of The Paediatric Quarterly, you can read the abstracts of the oral and poster presentations of the SAPA & SAAPS Congress 2016

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March 2016 Issue

In the March 2016 issue of The Paediatric Quarterly, you can read the following articles:

1. The Pharmacology of Warfarin and the Management of Warfarin Anticoagulation for Mechanical Heart Valves in Children by  K. Sprenger and E.G.M. Hoosen

2. Transient Neonatal Hyperthyroidism by K. Abugrain and R. Singh

3. Sitting on the Fence – The Indeterminate HIV PCR by M.A. Cele, M. Archary and K. Govender

4. Vascular Access - practical methods to bring line infection rates to zero by H. Loudon

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Editorial Board

Editor in Chief:

Professor Refiloe Masekela



Professor P.M. Jeena



Professor M. Adhikari



Dr H. Mackanjee


Dr N. McKerrow


Sustaining Child Health in Africa

1 - 4 September 2016

Elangeni & Maharani Hotel, Durban


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