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

Perspectives of pregnant women on maternal health information handouts at KwaZulu-Natal sub-district  
Thandi M. Dlamini, Siyabonga Dlamini
29 February 2024

Review Article

Mental health impact of COVID-19 on healthcare workers versus adults in Africa  
Mutshidzi Mulondo, Sithembiso Ndlovu, James Ndirangu, Joyce Tsoka-Gwegweni
29 February 2024

Original Research

A combined strategies intervention on the World Health Organization prescribing indicators: A quasi-randomised trial  
Nondumiso B.Q. Ncube, Tawanda Chivese, Ferdinand C. Mukumbang, Hazel A. Bradley, Helen Schneider, Richard Laing
28 February 2024

Original Research

Access to healthcare by undocumented Zimbabwean migrants in post-apartheid South Africa  
Takunda J. Chirau, Joyce Shirinde, Cheryl McCrindle
28 February 2024

Original Research

‘I am afraid the news is not good’ – Breaking bad news in the time of COVID: Experiences from a field hospital  
Charmaine Cunningham, Pat Mayers, Janet Giddy, Magdaleen de Swardt, Peter Hodkinson
23 February 2024

Original Research

Implementing active surveillance for TB: A descriptive survey of healthcare workers in the Eastern Cape, South Africa  
Febisola I. Ajudua, Robert J. Mash
23 February 2024

Original Research

Views of Nigerian civil servants about compulsory COVID-19 vaccination: A qualitative study  
Nyemike S. Awunor, Luret A. Lar, Alphonsus R. Isara
23 February 2024

Original Research

Utilisation pattern of ophthalmic services in Ashanti Region, Ghana  
Abdul-Kabir Mohammed, Alvin J. Munsamy
20 February 2024

Original Research - Special Collection: Sexual Health

Personal factors influencing female students’ condom use at a higher education institution  
Danelia M. McCarthy, Rehanna T. Felix, Talitha Crowley
19 February 2024

Original Research

Experiences of keratoconus patients attending public eye care facilities in South Africa  
Pheagane M.W. Nkoana, Percy K. Mashige, Vanessa R. Moodley
19 February 2024
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Press Release: Explore AOSIS Scholarly Book’s latest published open-access scholarly books


AOSIS Scholarly Books is pleased to announce the latest addition of four new open-access scholarly books to our catalogue. These publications represent the latest scholarly research and insights. View the list here.

Posted: 2024-02-28

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 https://rb.gy/1ebzb6 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  https://tinyurl.com/mr253bz3 @_AOSIS

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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 https://bit.ly/3aJL5Z4  @s3xualhealthassociation  
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