One of the key activities of the PRIMAFAMED network is supporting the development of education and training in the discipline of Family Medicine and Primary Care in sub-Saharan Africa. The network enables the sharing of resources and collaboration between emerging, new and established training programmes across the region. Key articles that relate to this work include:



Educational capacity building topics

Online tools to help you plan and do teaching in the health sciences – Mariette Volschenk and colleagues

Strengthening postgraduate supervision – Susan van Schalkwyk

Workplace based assessment for learning and portfolios of learning – Akye Essuman and Louis Jenkins

The pearls and pitfalls of constructing high-quality multiple-choice questions – Mergan Naidoo and Martha Makwero

Writing and conducting Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) – Tasleem Ras and Jacob Shabani

Using practical tools for workplace-based assessment – Busisiwe Cawe and Richard Cooke

An approach to the learner in difficulty – Julia Blitz and Akye Essuman

How to create entrustable professional activities for workplace based assessment – Louis Jenkins and Innocent Besigye

How to plan an educational activity – Hanneke Brits and Akye Essuman

Principles for success – Facilitating small group learning – Cyril Nkabinde and Bob Mash

Constructive feedback as part of clinical training and workplace assessment – Julia Blitz

Research capacity building topics

How to do a scoping review – Michael McCaul and Vincent Setlhare

An approach to quantitative data analysis and reporting – Bob Mash

Peer reviewing and critical appraisal – Klaus von Pressentin and Innocent Besigye

Qualitative data analysis and report writing in family medicine – Bob Mash and Vincent Cubaka

Methods for implementation science – David Peiris and Bob Mash

How to get your research published – Bob Mash and Klaus von Pressentin

How to write an original research journal article – Bob Mash and Sunanda Ray

Knowledge translation – engaging stakeholders, beyond the publication of your research – Lynn Hendricks and Bob Mash

The WHO Primary Care Health measurement framework and indicators for monitoring health systems through a Primary Health Care lens – Bianca De Sa e Silva and Jan De Maeseneer

An Introduction to observational analytical studies – Dr Schuster and Bob Mash

An introduction to phenomenology – Anita van der Merwe and Bob Mash

How to create family physician practice-based research network – Bob Mash

Implementation research: how to design a study to evaluate implementation? – Lisa Hirschhorn

Presenting powerful posters – Hanneke Brits