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

Primary health care nurses’ knowledge, self-efficacy and performance of diabetes self-management support  
Zandile K. Landu, Talitha Crowley
25 January 2023

Original Research

Self-reported continuity and coordination of antenatal care and its association with obstetric near miss in Uasin Gishu county, Kenya  
Samuel M. Mulongo, Doreen Kaura, Bob Mash
25 January 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Sexual Health

Early cervical cancer screening: The influence of culture and religion  
Fungai Gutusa, Lizeth Roets
25 January 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Sexual Health

Practice, attitudes and views of right to access of sexual and reproductive health services by LGBTQI among primary health care nurses in Tshwane  
Raikane J. Seretlo, Mathildah M. Mokgatle
20 January 2023

Original Research

Adaptation and validation of the Ugandan Primary Care Assessment Tool  
Innocent K. Besigye, Robert Mash
19 January 2023

Original Research

The completeness of adverse drug reaction reports in South Africa: An analysis in VigiBase®  
Mafora F. Matlala, Martha S. Lubbe, Hanlie Steyn
18 January 2023

Original Research

Electronic cigarettes use in COVID-19 era among students of a tertiary institution in Nigeria  
Oluwafunmike A. Ogwa, Abdulhakeem O. Abiola, Oluchi J. Kanma-Okafor, Tolulope F. Olufunlayo, Azeezat O. Shopeyin- Dosunmu, Babatunde A. Akodu, Omonigho D. Ogwa
17 January 2023

Original Research

Health literacy of Sesotho-speaking patients diagnosed with chronic conditions in South Africa  
Mita S. Mofoken, Marianne Reid, Melanie Pienaar, Mariette Nel
20 December 2022

Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to reviewers  
Editorial Office
20 December 2022

Original Research

Perceptions of resources available for postgraduate family medicine training at a South African university  
Neetha J. Erumeda, Louis S. Jenkins, Ann Z. George
20 December 2022
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Posted: 2022-01-27

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

Book Release: Read AOSIS’s latest book


The new book Preventive audiology: An African perspective is a contribution to preventive audiology in an African context. Read the open access PDF: https://bit.ly/3HsbVDc Edited by Katijah Khoza-Shangase from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.

Posted: 2023-01-11

Press Release: Call for new journal proposals


You are invited to submit a proposal for a new scholarly journal that AOSIS aims to publish. AOSIS will award one successful proposer with the funding necessary to start the publication in 2023. The proposer will also be eligible to join the journal's Editorial Board. Click here https://bit.ly/3UnhW6M to submit your proposal. Read more at https://bit.ly/3OU3l1S

Posted: 2022-12-01 More...

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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