South African Academy of

Family Physicians

Representing South Africa on the World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA).

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NEWS



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CONGRESS 2024


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OUR TEAM



Treasurer

Prof Mergan Naidoo





Director

Dr Sheena Mathew





President

Prof Andrew Ross






Secretary

Dr Jenny Nash





Director

Prof Hanneke Brits





Vice-President

Prof Tasleem Ras





POLICY BRIEF


Family physicians strengthen district health services 



ADVOCACY VIDEO


Family Medicine in South Africa 



2022 NATIONAL POSITION PAPER


The contribution of FPs to district health services in SA



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NOTICE OF ELECTION

National Council of the South African Academy of Family Physicians (SAAFP) – Election term 2023/2026

The SAAFP hereby gives notice that it will hold elections for members to serve on the National Council.

By order of the National Council

Prof Marietjie de Villiers

Electoral Officer

10 February 2023




Family Physicians were found to have a substantial impact in all of their six roles. This impact was significantly greater than medical officers in all six roles. Their impact was similar in primary care and district hospital as well as in rural and metropolitan settings.

-Policy Brief




“Health cannot be a question of income;

it is a fundamental human right”

Nelson Mandela



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