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

Lifestyle determinants of diabetes mellitus amongst people living with HIV in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa  
Nokwanda E. Bam, Wezile Chitha, Jafta Ntsaba, Sibusiso C. Nomatshila, Teke Apalata, Sikhumbuzo A. Mabunda
12 May 2022

Original Research

Educational intervention to enhance the knowledge of Ghanaian health workers on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias  
Nana K. Ayisi-Boateng, Fred S. Sarfo, Douglas A. Opoku, Emmanuel K. Nakua, Emmanuel Konadu, Phyllis Tawiah, Ruth Owusu-Antwi, Akye Essuman, Bernard Barnie, Charles Mock, Peter Donkor
26 April 2022

Review Article

Current state of preconception care in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic scoping review  
Winifred C. Ukoha, Ntombifikile G. Mtshali, Lateef Adepeju
26 April 2022


Building primary health care teams for universal health coverage in Africa  
Shabir Moosa
25 April 2022

Original Research

Culturally appropriate care to support maternal positions during the second stage of labour: Midwives’ perspectives in South Africa  
Maurine R. Musie, Mmapheko D. Peu, Varshika Bhana-Pema
25 April 2022

Original Research

Prevalence and associated risk factors for anaemia amongst pregnant women attending three antenatal clinics in Eswatini  
Rumbidzai C. Dodzo, Ropo E. Ogunsakin, Themba G. Ginindza
25 April 2022

Original Research

Sickle cell disease prevention: How prepared are the senior secondary school students in Surulere Local Government Area, Lagos, Nigeria?  
Oluchi J. Kanma-Okafor, Adetola O. Abolarinwa, Omobola Y. Ojo, Ekanem E. Ekanem
19 April 2022

Original Research

COVID-19 frontline primary health care professionals’ perspectives on health system preparedness and response to the pandemic in the Mahalapye Health District, Botswana  
Stephane T. Tshitenge, Justus M. Nthitu
19 April 2022

Original Research

Climate change and health within the South African context: A thematic content analysis study of climate change and health expert interviews  
Monika dos Santos, Juanette John, Rebecca Garland, Romeo Palakatsela, Arnaud Banos, Pim Martens, Bono Nemukula, Murdock Ramathuba, Faith Nkohla, Keobakile Lenyibi
30 March 2022

Original Research

Clinical associates and access to healthcare in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa  
Grace Isembatya, Aloysious Kakia, Jehu E. Iputo
28 March 2022
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