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

‘This won’t hurt a bit!’ – A descriptive review of health care professionals’ pharmacological management of pain in minor trauma  
Duncan M. Havenga, Jaykumaran Govender, Carolyn Lewis
22 April 2021

Original Research

Demographic stratification of Type 2 diabetes and comorbidities in district healthcare in KwaZulu-Natal  
Lauren Chetty, Nalini Govender, Ganesan M. Govender, Poovendhree Reddy
20 April 2021

Scientific letters

Transient gestational hypertension and pre-eclampsia: Two case reports and literature review on the need for stringent monitoring  
Nnabuike C. Ngene, Ghadah Daef
16 March 2021

Original Research

Ototoxicity: A review of South African studies  
Selvarani Moodley, Claudine Storbeck, Nomthandazo Gama
15 March 2021

CPD Article

A Primary Care Approach to Abdominal Pain in Adults  
Indiran Govender, Selvandran Rangiah, Tombo Bongongo, Philemon Mahuma
10 March 2021


Mastering your fellowship  
Klaus B. von Pressentin, Mergan Naidoo, Frederick Mayanja, Tasleem Ras
10 March 2021


COVID-19 disruption: Family physicians at the forefront  
Johannes F. Hugo
10 March 2021

CPD Article

The contribution of family physicians and primary care doctors to community-orientated primary care  
Robert Mash, Bernhard Gaede, Johannes F. Hugo
10 March 2021

From the President Desk

From the President’s Desk  
Robert Mash
09 March 2021

CPD Article

Assessment and management of shoulder pain at primary care level  
Ntambue Kauta, Elma de Vries, Jean-Pierre du Plessis, Ben Grey, Cameron Anley, Basil Vrettos, Robert Dachs, Stephen Roche
08 March 2021