South African Family Practice (SAFP) is the official journal of the South African Academy of Family Physicians, and 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. SAFP publishes original research, clinical reviews, and pertinent commentary that advance the knowledge base of these disciplines. The content of SAFP 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. SAFP adheres to the international acceptable editorial standards, as published by The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).

The Time to Change Children’s Dietary Habits Is Now, Say Experts at the Second Yoghurt Summit

The Time to Change Children’s Dietary Habits Is Now, Say Experts at the Second Yoghurt Summit On 4 September 2018, the Second Yoghurt Summit was held as a satellite symposium before the start of the Nutrition Congress 2018 in Muldersdrift. The theme of the summit,...

Oxy’s new look campaign boosts self-confidence

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The Adcock Ingram Group reports a positive trading performance

The Adcock Ingram Group is pleased to report a 20% increase in trading profit for the year ended 30 June 2018, particularly when considering the price-regulated environment in which it operates and the difficult economic conditions in South Africa.

FIRST OF ITS KIND “WOMAN SUPPLEMENT” LAUNCHED

A first of its kind “woman supplement” with a unique amino acid profile is now available from leading pharmacies countrywide. From the already well-known brand, StaminoGro comes StaminoGro Woman – a supplement which has been specifically formulated for women, and includes a unique combination of amino acids, antioxidants, B-Complex vitamins as well as other vitamins and minerals.

New review of clinical studies shows that antidepressants are effective, but must be given a chance to work

New review of clinical studies shows that antidepressants are effective, but must be given a chance to work Depression affects millions of people worldwide.1 ref 1A It can be severely disabling, impacting general health and wellbeing, and performance at work and...