Sponsoring Organizations:

The SAJCN is the official joint publication of and receives partial sponsorship from its parent entities, the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA), the Nutrition Society of South Africa (NSSA) and the South African Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (SASPEN). 

The SAJCN also accepts advertisements which comply with the SAJCN’s advertising policy. 

Peer Review:

All manuscripts will be subject to blinded peer-review and the decision of the Editor will be final. Articles submitted for consideration by the editor should not have been published before, either in total or in part, nor be currently submitted to any other publisher. The Editor retains the right to stylise and shorten any material accepted for publication. Accepted manuscripts will be copy edited and galley proofs will be sent to the author for approval. 

Preference is given to articles presenting the results of original research or evidence-based clinical reviews, relevant to family medicine, primary health care, district health or rural medicine. 

Opinions expressed in the Journal should not be taken to represent the policies of the South African Academy of Family Physicians, or the Publisher (Medpharm Publications Pty Ltd). 

Submissions in any official language of South Africa will be considered for publication within the framework of the SAFP mission to appeal to the widest possible readership.

Open Access Policy:

The open access policy for this journal is available here: http://www.tandfonline.com/openaccess/openjournals

Publication Scheduling:

Four issues are published per year in February, May, August and November

Journal Identifiers


eISSN: 2078-6204
print ISSN: 2078-6190