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

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

Original Research

Protocol for a cross-sectional study on COVID-19 vaccination programmes in primary health care  
Sumeet Sodhi, Rifka Chamali, Devarsetty Praveen, Manushi Sharma, Marcelo Garcia Dieguez, Robert Mash, Felicity Goodyear-Smith, David Ponka
31 January 2023

Original Research

Experiences of primary health care practitioners dealing with emergencies – ‘We are on our own’  
Meghan Botes, Richard Cooke, Judith Bruce
31 January 2023

Original Research

Chronic diseases of lifestyle curriculum: Students’ perceptions in primary health care settings  
Sanet van Zyl, Willem H. Kruger, Corinna M. Walsh
31 January 2023

Short Report

Climate change and the burden of healthcare financing in African households  
Chinwe F. Ezeruigbo, Abel Ezeoha
31 January 2023

Original Research

Combating coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in rural areas of Malawi: Factors affecting the fight  
Winner Chawinga, Wales Singini, John Phuka, Nathaniel Chimbatata, Collins Mitambo, Clara Sambani, Dzinkambani Kambalame
30 January 2023

Original Research

Retention of service users on opioid substitution therapy in the City of Tshwane, South Africa  
Daniela S. Goeieman, Dimakatso S. Nonyane, Doudou K. Nzaumvila, Michelle N.S. anse van Rensburg
30 January 2023

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
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 Press Release: Online Resource & News Portal - Department of Health, Republic of South Africa

Visit www.sacoronavirus.co.za for up to date information about the COVID-19 Pandemic. Hotline: 0800 029 999 | WhatsApp: 0600-123456  
Posted: 2022-01-27

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

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...
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