PRIMAFAMED is a founding member of a new Primary Health Care Research Consortium that seeks to address priority research questions. As part of the establishment of this consortium in 2019, PRIMAFAMED completed three scoping reviews:
- Mash B, Ray S, Essuman A, Burgueño E. Community-orientated primary care: a scoping review of different models, and their effectiveness and feasibility in sub-Saharan Africa. BMJ global health. 2019 Aug 1;4(Suppl 8):e001489.
- Bresick G, Christians F, Makwero M, Besigye I, Malope S, Dullie L. Primary health care performance: a scoping review of the current state of measurement in Africa. BMJ Global Health. 2019 Sep 1;4(Suppl 8):e001496.
- Mpundu C, Vincent S, Abraham G, Vincent C, Maaike F, De Maeseneer J. A scoping review on Family Medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: Definition, practice and positioning in African health care systems. Human Resources For Health (2020) 18:27 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12960-020-0455-4
- Further information on the Primary Health Care Research Consortium Factsheet
PRIMAFAMED also supported the Human Resources for African Primary Care (HURAPRIM) project.
PRIMAFAMED also supported the visibility activities of the South African project on Strengthening Primary Health Care through Family Physicians and Primary Care Doctors
PRIMAFAMED has discussed primary care research priorities and strategies for research capacity building at previous meeting.
Meetings of the network usually include workshops on scientific writing, grant writing or peer reviewing as well as opportunities for developing collaborative research projects.