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 – Dr Mariette Volschenk and colleagues

Strengthening postgraduate supervision – Prof 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


Research capacity building topics

How to do a scoping review – Prof Vincent Setlhare

An approach to quantitative data analysis and reporting – Prof Bob Mash

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

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

Methods for implementation science – David Peiris and Prof Bob Mash

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