The South African Family Practice (SAFP) journal is the official journal of the South African Academy of Family Physicians (SAAFP), and is aimed at all SAAFP members (including family physicians, registrars, associate members, students), working within primary care (both private and public health sectors, as well as urban and rural practice settings) within South Africa and the wider region.. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research

Registrars’ experience with research in family medicine training programmes in South Africa  
Emcy Louw, Robert J. Mash
10 April 2024

Original Research

Interventions for Type 2 Diabetes reduction among older people living with HIV in Harare  
Nongiwe L. Mhlanga, Thinavhuyo R. Netangaheni
26 March 2024


Crafting a compelling curriculum vitae: Navigating the path to professional success  
Chantelle C. van der Bijl, Arun Nair, Klaus B. von Pressentin
25 March 2024

Original Research

The views of family physicians on National Health Insurance in Gauteng Province, South Africa  
Shane D. Murphy, Klaus von Pressentin, Shabir A. Moosa
25 March 2024


Using ChatGPT in family medicine and primary health care  
Indiran Govender, John Tumbo, Sailesh Mahadeo
19 March 2024

Original Research

Investigating causes of the high prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in Du Noon  
Azhaar B.F. Dookhith, Adil Razack, Abdul-Aziez Isaacs
19 March 2024

Original Research

Emergency care visits at a South African hospital: Implications for healthcare services and policy  
Jacob A. Adewole, John M. Tumbo, Henry I. Okonta
18 March 2024

Original Research

The lived experiences of HIV-positive women in rural Zimbabwe: A qualitative focus group study  
Limkile Mpofu, Makombo Ganga-Limando
18 March 2024

Scientific letters

A community service doctor’s experiences of mental healthcare provision in rural Eastern Cape  
Divan Rall, Leslie Swartz
15 March 2024


Corrigendum: Diabetes Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices in adults with type 2 diabetes at primary health care clinics in Kimberley South Africa  
Moses Alenbalu, Chika K. Egenasi, Wilhelm J. Steinberg, Omololu Aluko
13 March 2024
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Posted: 2024-04-11

Press Release: SciELO SA includes South African Family Practice (SAFP)


South African Family Practice (SAFP) is now included in SciELO SA – yet another DHET-approved index to which SAFP is now added. Read: https://ow.ly/HGKo50QuIAg

Posted: 2024-01-31

Vlog: What is effective peer review?

Videocast by Prof. Klaus B. von Pressentin, on ‘what is it to be an effective peer reviewer?'. Check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytQ1f_1e9ds @_AOSIS @klausvon @SAFPjournal  
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