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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

The Family Practitioner’s role in the integrated continuum of cancer care
Martin de Villiers
Vol 7, No 1 (2015), 2 pages
Published: 2015-02-11

Original Research
Body mass index of 16-year olds in urban Maseru, Lesotho
Violet L. van den Berg, Lisemelo Seheri, Jacques Raubenheimer
Vol 6, No 1 (2014), 14 pages
Published: 2014-12-17

Original Research
Assessment of the impact of family physicians in the district health system of the Western Cape, South Africa
Meyer Swanepoel, Bob Mash, Tracey Naledi
Vol 6, No 1 (2014), 8 pages
Published: 2014-12-17


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