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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Original Research

Physical, mental and healthcare issues of children on the street of Ibadan, Nigeria  
Abimbola M. Obimakinde, Moosa Shabir
26 May 2023

Original Research

Knowledge, beliefs and practices of nurses with long-acting reversible contraception, Cape Town  
Tracey-Leigh Abrahams, Michael K. Pather, Steve Swartz
24 May 2023

Original Research

Factors associated with depressive symptoms in patients with benign prostatic enlargement  
Husni H. Abdalla, Jasmit Shah, Tabitha A.N. Nyanja, Jacob S. Shabani
22 May 2023

Original Research

Training needs of professional nurses in primary health care in the Cape Metropole, South Africa  
Ashley Kordom, Felicity Daniels, Jennifer Chipps
16 May 2023

Opinion Paper

Awareness and interventions to reduce dehydration in pregnant, postpartum women, and newborns in rural Kenya  
Adelaide Lusambili, Britt Nakstad
15 May 2023

Original Research

Nurses’ and patients’ experiences of family planning services in a rural district, South Africa  
Kartik Naidoo, Louis S. Jenkins
10 May 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Pain Management and Palliative Care

Context counts: Investigating pain management interventions in HIV-positive men living in a rural area  
Cameron Reardon, Antonia Wadley, Romy Parker
09 May 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Sexual Health

Quality of life of hypertensive men with erectile dysfunction in a tertiary health centre in southern Nigeria  
Silvia I. Ezemenahi, Anthonia N. Alabi, Oluwagbenga Ogunfowokan, Chibundo U. Nwaneli, Adesuwa Q. Aigbokhaode, Patricia Eseigbe
26 April 2023

Original Research

Clinical recommendations for chronic musculoskeletal pain in South African primary health care  
Dawn V. Ernstzen, Romy Parker, Tasleem Ras, Klaus Von Pressentin, Quinette A. Louw
25 April 2023

Original Research

Risk factors for mild cognitive impairment among older adults in a hospital in southern Nigeria  
Amaefuna C. Anieto, Akinwumi O. Owolabi, Mojisola O. Owolabi, Anthony I. Nwajei, Mabel O. Onwuka
25 April 2023
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Posted: 2023-05-09

Book Release: Understanding how education impacts health and functioning: Interview with co-editor Dawn V. Ernstzen


See co-editor Dawn V. Ernstzen's interview as she discusses her new book ‘Transformation of learning and teaching in rehabilitation sciences: A case study from South Africa’, which focuses on how education can impact health and functioning. Download the book PDF at https://bit.ly/427PmKY.

Posted: 2023-05-02

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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