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The African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine (PHCFM) publishes cutting-edge, peer-reviewed research in all fields of primary health care and family medicine. 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 perspective.

Editor-in-Chief: Bob Mash, South African Academy of Family Physicians and the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Editor-French: Nzapfurundi O. Chabikuli, Family Health International 360, South Africa.
Editor-Sexual Health:
Deidré Pretorius, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.
Endorsed by: Southern African Sexual Health Association (South Africa).
Financial support: Flemish Interuniversity Council (Belgium).


Special Series

Press release: Opthalmology and Optometry collaborate to launch the African Vision and Eye Health journal. Published: 01-12-2014
Vol 6, No 1 (2014)
  • Primary Care Research Methods
  • Sexual Health

Latest articles

Original Research
Evaluation of universal newborn hearing screening in South African primary care
Katijah Khoza-Shangase, Shannon Harbinson
Vol 7, No 1 (2015), 12 pages
Published: 2015-05-21

Original Research
Healthcare provider and patient perspectives on diagnostic imaging investigations
Chandra R. Makanjee, Anne-Marie Bergh, Willem A. Hoffmann
Vol 7, No 1 (2015), 10 pages
Published: 2015-05-20

Original Research
Antimicrobial susceptibility profile of uropathogens in Maluti Adventist Hospital patients, 2011
Phillip Mubanga, Wilhelm J. Steinberg, Francois C. Van Rooyen
Vol 7, No 1 (2015), 5 pages
Published: 2015-05-12


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