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

Knowledge, attitude and perception towards lower limb amputation amongst persons living with diabetes in rural South Africa: A qualitative study  
Eyitayo O. Owolabi, Kathryn M. Chu
30 September 2022


Corrigendum: Non-communicable disease care and management in two sites of the Cape Town Metro during the first wave of COVID-19: A rapid appraisal  
Peter A. Delobelle, Mumtaz Abbas, Ishaaq Datay, Angela De Sa, Naomi Levitt, Darcelle Schouw, Steve Reid
30 September 2022

Short Report – Special Collection: Climate Change

Climate change, disaster management and primary health care in Zimbabwe  
Sunanda Ray, Tinashe Goronga, Phillip T. Chigiya, Farai D. Madzimbamuto
30 September 2022

Original Research

A comparative study of postnatal depression and associated factors in Gauteng and Free State provinces, South Africa  
Kebogile Mokwena, Perpetua Modjadji
30 September 2022

Original Research

Choix thérapeutiques des hypertendus et diabétiques en milieu rural : Une étude mixte dans deux zones de santé de l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo  
Aimé C. Mwana-wabene, Samuel M. Lwamushi, Christian M. Eboma, Pacifique M-B. Lyabayungu, Bonfils Cheruga, Hermès Karemere, Albert T. Mwembo, Ghislain B. Balaluka, Faustin C. Mukalenge
29 September 2022

Original Research

Role of traditional beliefs in the knowledge and perceptions of mental health and illness amongst rural-dwelling women in western Nigeria  
Ifeoma P. Okafor, Damilola V. Oyewale, Chidumga Ohazurike, Adedoyin O. Ogunyemi
29 September 2022

Original Research

Managing acute opioid withdrawal with tramadol during COVID-19 lockdown in a peri-urban setting  
Urvisha Bhoora, Natasha R. Gloeck, Andrew Scheibe
28 September 2022

Short Report – Special Collection: Climate Change

Climate change and primary health care in Chakama, Kilifi County, Kenya  
Muhsin Sheriff, Robert Mash
27 September 2022

Original Research

Perceptions of women towards screening for intimate partner violence  
Akintunde O. Akinyugha, Adebusola Akinyugha, Adesola O. Kareem, Abiodun J. Kareem, Modupe O. Ajewole, Elohor J. Orji, Adedeji Ogedengbe, Festus R. Babalola, Ruth O. Ayodele, Olawale J. Oladimeji
14 September 2022

Original Research

Development of a Zimbabwean child growth curve and its comparison with the World Health Organization child growth standards  
Anesu Marume, Archary Moherndran, Partson Tinarwo, Saajida Mahomed
13 September 2022
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