South African Family Practice: Journal Sponsorship

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Medpharm Publications is an established, yet innovative medical publishing house with an impressive track record of compiling, editing and distributing a wide range of high quality and informative medical, pharmaceutical and nursing journals, containing peer-reviewed, local content for a select audience of South African healthcare professionals.

Medpharm Publications Pty Ltd


South African Family Practice is the official journal of the South African Academy of Family Physicians.

  • South African Academy of Family Physicians

Sources of Support

South Africa Family Practice is endorsed by the College of Family Practitioners of South Africa

Approved South African journal for the Measurement of Research Output of Public Higher Education Institutions.

Indexed in The Excerpta Medica Database (EMBASE), Database for Healthcare Professionals (EMCARE) ( and Scopus ( Abstracts also appear in the African Index Medicus (, African Journals Online (, CAB abstracts and GLOBAL HEALTH.

ISSN: 2078-6204
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