Open your eyes to AfricaBMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7519.0-g (Published 29 September 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:0-g
- Jocalyn Clark, associate editor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Africa is big, complex, and confounding. The ambivalence of looking towards a future full of promise but uncertainty is captured in our cover image—that of a child shielding his eyes in front of a Malian textile containing eyes wide open. Achieving a successful future is by no means a task for Africa alone, and the BMJ is contributing through this week's theme issue.
But can we do justice to a continent as richly diverse as Africa? We will present this theme issue to the 53 African Union health ministers …