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 - Special Collection: Sexual Health

Knowledge and attitudes of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among nurses in South Africa  
Veronique C. Bailey, Atholl V. Kleinhans, Mathilda M. Mokgatle
19 September 2023


The state of health and health services in Sudan as a result of the war  
Abdelhaleem E. Taha
05 September 2023

Original Research

Primary health care providers’ views on managing substance use among people living with HIV  
Ramprakash Kaswa, Marietjie de Villiers
25 August 2023


Opportunities for primary health care in South Africa – Reflections from the USA  
Robert J. Mash
23 August 2023

Review Article

Epidemiology and demographics of head and neck cancer in Africa: A scoping review  
Jaishika Seedat, Kim Coutts, Ellen Vlok
01 August 2023

Original Research

Knowledge of HIV and/or AIDS and HIV testing services among young men in South Africa  
Sithembiso M.S. Ndlovu, Andrew Ross, James Ndirangu
31 July 2023

Original Research

Evaluation of drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment outcome in Limpopo province, South Africa  
Ngwanamohuba M. Seloma, Marema E. Makgatho, Eric Maimela
31 July 2023

Original Research

Antibiotic prescription among children with common cold at a district hospital in Uganda  
Brenda Tusubira, Lillian N. Mukisa, Vicent Okuuny, Innocent Besigye
31 July 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Sexual Health

Socio-cultural factors perceived to influence sexual behaviours of adolescents in Ethiopia  
Semere G. Baraki, Gloria B. Thupayagale- Tshweneagae
28 July 2023

Book Review

Book Review of South African Family Practice Manual: 4th edition  
Steve Reid
27 July 2023
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Call for Papers: Short reports


Calling all authors! Submit your reports now 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://bit.ly/3qCPJjb . Don't miss the opportunity to contribute to healthcare development in Africa.

Posted: 2023-06-15

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  
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 https://bit.ly/3cg2gSo  @UN

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