Notification: Get ready for our latest article!

'Self-management challenges of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Ekurhuleni district primary health care facilities amid COVID-19 lockdown’ authored by Siphiwe S. Mahlare, Melitah M. Rasweswe and Thifhelimbilu I. Ramavhoya is on its way. Stay tuned for thought-provoking insights and valuable information coming your way 22 April 2024! Contribution excerpt: ’More knowledge and insight into self-management and health promotion of patients with T2DM was provided by this study. Increased training needs arose for PHC nurses in managing and monitoring patients.'  
Posted: 2024-04-16

Website Update: Scheduled Platform Maintenance

Dear valued editor, author, reviewer, and reader. We are writing to inform you that we have scheduled updates for our managed servers on the night of April 17, 2024, until April 18, 2024. During this update, you may experience some temporary unavailability of the journal platform. We anticipate the downtime to last between 45 and 120 minutes. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding as we strive to enhance our services.  
Posted: 2024-04-11

Call for Papers: Extended deadline for submissions: PHCFM topical short report collections


Submit your manuscripts for the open-access scholarly journal, African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine, for the topical short report collections on Innovative educational methods for family medicine training in Africa. Read more at The new deadline for submission: 1 May 2024. New expected publication date: 31 August 2024. Maximise the journal's impact and share your expertise with a wider audience.

Posted: 2023-11-13

Book Release: Functional fitness for adults living with Down syndrome


Authored by Pieter-Henk Boer. The purpose of this book is to provide a group of adults living with intellectual disability (ID), specifically Down syndrome (DS), with their unique instrument to assess functional fitness. Preview and purchase @_AOSIS

Posted: 2022-07-17 More...

Social Media: PainSA


@painsouthafrica endorses @PHCFM_Journal! Visit

Posted: 2022-07-17 More...

Event: SASHA Conference 2022

Southern African Sexual Health Association Conference takes place 21–23 October 2022 #CapeTown. Submit your abstract before 25 July 2022. Visit  @s3xualhealthassociation  
Posted: 2022-07-16 More...

Notification: Did you know? 19 August 2022


Today we celebrate World Humanitarian Day. A global challenge for climate action in solidarity with the people who need it most! Find out more  @UN

Posted: 2022-08-19 More...

Social Media: Did you know? Monkeypox


According to @CNBC, the @WHO will convene a second emergency meeting to decide if monkeypox is a global health threat as cases rise to 9200. More

Posted: 2022-07-17 More...

Vlog: Therese M. Boulle

From the Small projects Foundation, East London, South Africa about Skills2Care, a learning program for community health workers in South Africa. Check it out at  
Posted: 2022-02-23 More...

Vlog: Dr Tiny Masupe

Videocast by Dr Tiny Masupe, giving a broad overview of the article titled, 'Prevalence of disease complications and risk factor monitoring amongst diabetes and hypertension patients attending chronic disease management programmes in a South African Township'. Check it out here @JeroenDeMan1 @ThandiPuoane @PDelobelle  
Posted: 2022-01-27 More...

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

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Posted: 2022-01-27
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