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The African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine (PHCFM) welcomes submissions that encourage scholarly exchange between family medicine and primary health care researchers and practitioners across Africa and the developing world, whilst providing a contextual and holistic view of family medicine as practised across the continent. The journal is indispensable for primary health care practitioners, family medicine specialists and academics from both the developing and developed worlds, and offers an engaging insight into the growth of these disciplines from a distinctly African and developing world perspective.

Scientific Editor: Bob Mash, Department of Family Medicine & Primary Care, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

Assistant Editor: Sunanda Ray, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe.

Assistant Editor: Klaus von Pressentin, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

Section Editor - Sexual Health: Eugene Viljoen, Private Practice, South Africa.

Section Editor - Pain Management and Palliative Care: Johan Smuts, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Endorsed by: WONCA (World Organization of Family Doctors)Southern African Sexual Health Association (South Africa) and PainSA (South Africa).

Department of family Medicine & Primary Care, Stellenbosch University

Latest articles

Country Profile
Facilitators and barriers to effective primary health care in Nigeria
Abraham N. Gyuse, Agam E. Ayuk, McSteve C. Okeke
Vol 10, No 1 (2018), 3 pages
Published: 2018-02-22

Original Research
Management of severe acute malnutrition in children under 5 years through the lens of health care workers in two rural South African hospitals
Moise Muzigaba, Brian van Wyk, Thandi Puoane
Vol 10, No 1 (2018), 8 pages
Published: 2018-01-30

Original Research
Evaluating the effect of the Practical Approach to Care Kit on teaching medical students primary care: Quasi-experimental study
Robert Mash, Michael Pather, Hilary Rhode, Lara Fairall
Vol 9, No 1 (2017), 8 pages
Published: 2017-12-08


ISSN: 2071-2928 (print) | ISSN: 2071-2936 (online)

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