The African Journal of Primary Health & Family Medicine 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 practiced across the continent. View our Editorial Team.

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Review Article

Community Health Worker programmes’ integration into national health systems: Scoping review  
Lucia M. Mupara, John J.O. Mogaka, William R. Brieger, Joyce M. Tsoka-Gwegweni
09 March 2023

Original Research

Prevalence of excess weight and associated socio-demographic factors among postmenopausal women: A population-based study in Ghana  
Isaac Mensah Bonsu, Corlia Brandt, Adedayo T. Ajidahun, Monday O. Moses, Hellen Myezwa
09 March 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Sexual Health

The start of sexual health curriculum development and evaluation at Stellenbosch University  
Heidi van Deventer, Michael W. Ross, Jantien Thomson, Marlena du Toit, Mieke Poelsma, Marie Pienaar, Andre van der Merwe, Matthys H. Botha
08 March 2023

Original Research

Knowledge, attitude and practice on screening and early diagnosis of prostate cancer of primary health care providers in the Free State  
Matthew O.A. Benedict, Wilhelm J. Steinberg, Frederik M. Claassen, Nathaniel Mofolo, Cornel van Rooyen
28 February 2023

Opinion Paper

Planetary health and environmental sustainability in African health professions education  
James H. Irlam, Charlotte Scheerens, Bob Mash
21 February 2023

Original Research

Losses along the tuberculosis sputum sample referral cascade for Mpongwe District, Zambia  
Lyson Nkhoma, Josphat Bwembya, Edwin Chansa, Ramya Kumar, Ibou Thior, Victoria Musonda, Gershom Chongwe, Alwyn Mwinga
21 February 2023

Original Research

Caregivers’ health-seeking behaviour for children participating in an integrated school health programme in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa  
Gbotemi B. Babatunde, Olagoke Akintola
17 February 2023

Original Research

COVID-19 impact on newly initiated and restarted antiretroviral treatment patients in the Eastern Cape, South Africa  
Neil M. Orr, Helen Hajiyiannis, Tselisehang Motuba
16 February 2023

Original Research

Child health promotion during the COVID-19 pandemic: A health and welfare sector collaboration  
Nompumelelo Ntshingila, Alida S. du Plessis-Faurie
13 February 2023

Review Article

Facilitators and barriers to in vitro diagnostics implementation in resource-limited settings: A scoping review  
Monica Ansu-Mensah, Desmond Kuupiel, Emmanuel A. Asiamah, Themba G. Ginindza
03 February 2023
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Posted: 2022-01-27

Event: Webinar: Getting your article published


The African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine (PHCFM) invites the scholarly community to register for the upcoming scholarly publishing webinar, “Getting your article published.” Date: 29 March 2023 at 12:00 (SAST). Click here to register: https://bit.ly/3ZhzMLI

Posted: 2023-03-02

Vlog: Published short report


Editor-in-Chief Prof Robert Mash interviews Dr Priscilla Felimone (co-author) on the recent short report that deals with the impact of Cyclone Idai on primary health care in Beria (Mozambique). View the interview here: https://youtu.be/--3tTBPji_w

Posted: 2023-02-02

Notification: Become a reviewer


We invite scholars and practitioners with the required expertise to become a reviewer for the rolling collection, titled Sexual Health, of the African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine (PHCFM). To become a reviewer, please register on the journal website platform and send your CV to submissions@phcfm.org. For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/3WGsyz4

Posted: 2023-01-27

Press Release: PHCFM contributes to gender equality in academic research


In a recent article published by BMJ Global Health, authors found that the African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine (PHCFM) had the highest proportion of Sub-Saharan African (SSA) women as 1st authors, and it also had the highest proportion of SSA women as last authors. Read more https://bit.ly/3Qd8fXp

Posted: 2022-08-10 More...
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