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

Reasons women terminate their pregnancies legally and their contraceptive practices at Soshanguve 3 Community Health Centre, Tshwane district, South Africa  
David K.K. Masanabo, Indiran Govender, Tombo Bongongo
26 March 2020

Scientific letters

History of academic family medicine in South Africa – When did it start?  
Bernhard Gaede
25 March 2020

Review Articles

Treating acute rhinitis and exacerbations of chronic rhinitis – A role for topical decongestants?  
Robin J. Green, Charles Feldman, Andre van Niekerk, Marinda McDonald, Raymond Friedman, Guy A. Richards
24 March 2020

Original Research

Variation between pragmatic and standardised blood pressure measurements in a Nigerian primary care clinic  
Oluwaseun S. Ojo, Ademola O. Egunjobi, Akinfemi J. Fatusin, Bolatito B. Fatusin, Odunola O. Ojo, Babajide A. Taiwo, Ibrahim B. Ghazali, Nurudeen A. Gbadamosi
12 March 2020

Open Forum

The Global Initiative for Asthma 2019 recommendation for mild asthma – A critique  
Elvis M. Irusen
05 March 2020