Letters Doctors and Islamic State

The BMJ article wrongly taints medical teaching in Sudan

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4049 (Published 05 August 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4049
  1. Ahmed S A ElSayed, consultant cardiothoracic surgeon, associate professor of surgery1,
  2. Ahmed Ibrahim, consultant cardiopulmonologist2,
  3. Mohamed A M Ibnouf, consultant surgeon, director of the medical education centre3,
  4. Mohammed El Makki Ahmed, professor of surgery4,
  5. Osman Taha, consultant paediatric surgeon, professor of surgery5
  1. 1Alzaeim Alazhari University, Khartoum, Sudan
  2. 2Alshaab Teaching Hospital, Khartoum
  3. 3Omdurman Islamic University, Amarat, Khartoum
  4. 4Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum
  5. 5Faculty of Medicine, University of Gezira, Wad Medani, Sudan
  1. asaelsayed{at}hotmail.com

We are a group of senior Sudanese doctors from four different universities in Sudan. While working in UK or Irish hospitals we were impressed by The BMJ’s scientific knowledge and authoritative opinion pieces. We were therefore surprised that Gardham’s two articles were deemed fit for publication and were featured on the cover.1 2 …

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