South African Family Practice: Editorial Policies

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Focus and Scope

The focus and scope for the journal can be found online here:

The South African Family Practice is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, which strives to provide primary care physicians and researchers with a broad range of scholarly work in the disciplines of Family Medicine, Primary Health Care, Rural Medicine, District Health and other related fields. The Journal publishes original research, clinical reviews, and pertinent commentary that advance the knowledge base of these disciplines. The content of South African Family Practice is designed to reflect and support further development of the broad basis of these disciplines through original research and critical review of evidence in important clinical areas; as well as to provide practitioners with continuing professional development material.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The peer review process for the journal can be found here:


Publication Frequency

Published Monthly


Editorial Team

The details of the editorial team can be found online here:

ISSN: 2078-6204
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