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).

Skin protection range, Dexeryl, receives Allergy Foundation’s seal of approval

Partnership brings established international brand to South African consumers with complementary barrier and cleansing presentations for dry skins.

EXPERTS CALL FOR NATIONWIDE ADOPTION OF BUGWISE APP AMONG GPs TO KEEP ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE IN CHECK

Amid increased reporting of antibiotic resistance (ABR) worldwide, local health experts have called on South African doctors to more fully participate in and support efforts aimed at curbing the growing threat of antibiotic resistant superbugs in our country.

New Novartis South Africa CEO to continue building on partnerships

Novartis South Africa aims to continue building on local partnerships and health development initiatives, following the appointment of Dr. Mahomed (Mo) Kadwa as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer: Novartis South Africa and Head: Southern African Countries.

Warranties on medical devices could save the country – and taxpayers – millions in negligence claims

South Africa has a unique opportunity to become the global leader in the regulation of warranties for medical devices.

HONOURING SA DOCTORS WITH NATIONAL DOCTORS DAY

In recognition of the critical role that South African doctors play in the healthy functioning of South African society, 16 November has been declared national Doctors Day.

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