Volume 47, Number 4
April 2018

Reproduced with permission from: Anonymous

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”

Mark Twain (1835-1910)
American author

Malaria in 2018: Looking to the Past and Moving into the Future

World Malaria Day is observed and commemorated annually on 25 April in recognition of the ongoing global burden and the efforts to control it....

Comparison of Formulae for Orotracheal Intubation Depth in the Paediatric Population

Tracheal intubation can be a life-saving intervention performed during the emergency setting, with a wide range of indications in critically ill children. The paediatric...

Evaluation of Community-based Hypertension Control Programme in South Korea

Hypertension is the most common risk factor for all cardiovascular diseases. The World Health Organization (WHO) defined hypertension as a major risk factor for...

Growth Assessment and Monitoring during Childhood

Human physical development is continuous from infancy to maturity and involves changes in body size and appearance, including the development of secondary sexual characteristics....

A Review of Tinea Capitis in a Cohort of Asian Children

Tinea capitis most commonly affects children but rarely, adults. Trichophyton and Microsporum species are the commonest dermatophyte species implicated. Noninflammatory variants of tinea capitis...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians