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Table 7 Included studies in the scoping review

From: A scoping review on family medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: practice, positioning and impact in African health care systems

  Authors Title Publ. year Journal Geograph. focus Type of paper Methodology
1 Akoojee and Mash Reaching national consensus on the core clinical skill outcomes for family medicine postgraduate training programmes in South Africa 2017 Afr J of PHC and FM South Africa Original research article Delphi study
2 Arya Neil et al. Family medicine around the world: overview by region. The Besrour Papers: a series on the state of family medicine in the world 2017 Can Family Physician Global Review Scoping review
3 Arya Neil et al. Developing family practice to respond to global health challenges 2017 Can Family Physician Global Review Scoping review
4 Besigye and Namatovu Scaling up Family Medicine in Uganda 2014 Afr J of PHC and FM Uganda Conference report Not applicable (na)
5 Besigye et al. Conference report: Undergraduate family medicine and primary care training in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reflections of the PRIMAFAMED network 2017 Afr J of PHC and FM SSA Conference report na
6 Chege et al. Evolution of Family Medicine in Kenya (1990s to date): a case study 2016 South Afr Fam Pract Kenya Review Qualitative study
7 Couper and Mash Obtaining consensus on core clinical skills for training in family medicine 2008 South Afr Fam Pract South Africa Original research article Quantitative Survey
8 Couper and Hugo Thoughts on the state of family medicine in South Africa 2008 Afr J of PHC and FM SSA Personal reflection na
9 Couper et al. Outcomes for family medicine postgraduate training in South Africa 2014 South Afr Fam Pract South Africa Personal reflection na
10 De Maeseneer Twenty years of Primafamed Network in Africa: Looking back at the future 2017 Afr J of PHC and FM SSA Editorial na
11 De Maeseneer Primary health care in Africa: now more than ever! 2009 Afr J of PHC and FM SSA Commentary na
12 De Maeseneer Scaling up Family Medicine and Primary Health Care in Africa: Statement of the Primafamed network, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 2013 Afr J of PHC and FM SSA Conference report na
13 De Maeseneer and Flinkenflögel Primary health care in Africa: do family physicians fit in? 2010 Brit J of Gen Pract SSA Commentary na
14 De Villiers Family medicine for Africa 2009 South Afr Fam Pract SSA Editorial na
15 De Villiers and De Villiers The current status and future needs of education and training in Family Medicine and Primary Care in South Africa 2002 Medical Education South Africa Commentary na
16 Downing Family Medicine: A profession for the world’s upper and middle class? 2010 Afr J of PHC and FM SSA Conference proceeding na
17 Downing African Family Medicine 2008 J Am Board Fam Med SSA Letter to the editor na
18 Enabulele and Enabulele Awareness & perception of the specialty of family medicine among medical students in a Nigerian medical school 2017 Nig J of Fam Pract Nigeria Original research article Quantitative Survey
19 Essuman Perceptions of Medical Students About Family Medicine in Ghana 2013 Ghana Medical Journal Ghana Original research article Quantitative Survey
20 Evensen et al. Family Medicine in Ethiopia: Lessons from a Global Collaboration 2017 J Am Board Fam Med Ethiopia Personal reflection na
21 Flinkenflögel, et al. Family medicine training in sub-Saharan Africa: South-South cooperation in the Primafamed project as strategy for development 2014 Family Practice SSA Original research article Qualitative study
22 Franey et al. Emergence of family medicine in Ethiopia: an international collaborative education model 2016 Education for Primary Care Ethiopia Review na
23 Gaede Rural health and family medicine 2010 Afr J of PHC and FM South Africa Commentary na
24 Goodyear-Smith Sub-Saharan Africa fast-tracks towards family medicine 2014 Family Practice SSA Editorial na
25 Gossa et al. Key informants’ perspectives on development of family medicine training programmes in Ethiopia 2016 Advances in Med Educ and Practice Ethiopia Original research article Qualitative study
26 Hellenberg and Gibbs Developing family medicine in South Africa: A new and important step for medical education 2007 Medical Teacher South Africa Commentary/ review na
27 Hellenberg et al. Family Medicine in South Africa: where are we now and where do we want to be? 2005 Europ J of Gen Pract South Africa Review Scoping review
28 Hugo Family Medicine as specialist discipline: Roots in History 2007 South Afr Fam Pract South Africa Editorial na
29 Inem et al. What Constitutes The Domain of Family Medicine in West Africa 2004 Nigerian Medical Practitioner West Africa Original research article Qualitative study
30 Larson et al. Current status of Family Medicine faculty development in sub-Saharan Africa 2017 Family Medicine SSA Original research article Qualitative study
31 Lawson and Essuman Country profile on family medicine and primary health care in Ghana 2016 Afr J of PHC and FM Ghana Original research article Qualitative study
32 Makasa, Nzala, Sanders Developing family medicine in Zambia 2015 Afr J of PHC and FM Zambia Commentary na
33 Makwero, Lutala and McDonald Family medicine training and practice in Malawi: History, progress, and the anticipated role of the family physician in the Malawian health system 2017 Malawi Medical Journal Malawi Review Scoping review
34 Mash Family medicine is coming of age in sub-Saharan Africa 2008 South Afr Fam Pract South Africa Letter to the editor na
35 Mash Reflections on the development of family medicine in the Western Cape: a 15 year review 2011 South Afr Fam Pract South Africa Original research article Qualitative study
36 Mash The contribution of family medicine to African health systems 2016 Afr J of PHC and FM SSA Commentary na
37 Mash The definition of family medicine in sub-Saharan Africa 2008 South Afr Fam Pract South/ East Africa Guest editorial na
38 Mash and Reid Statement of consensus on Family Medicine in Africa 2010 Afr J of PHC and FM SSA Conference report na
39 Mash and Von Pressentin. Family medicine in South Africa: exploring future scenarios. 2017 South Afr Fam Pract South Africa conference report na
40 Mash et al. Exploring the key principles of Family Medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: international Delphi consensus process 2008 South Afr Fam Pract SSA Original research article Delphi study
41 Mash et al. Guiding the development of Family Medicine training in Africa through collaboration with the Medical Education Partnership Initiative 2014 Academic Medicine SSA Report na
42 Mash et al. The contribution of family physicians to district health services: a national position paper for South Africa 2015 South Afr Fam Pract South Africa Position paper na
43 Mash et al. Reflections on family medicine and primary healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa 2018 BMJ Global Health SSA Editorial na
44 Mash, Malan and Von Pressentin Strengthening primary health care through primary care doctors 2016 South Afr Fam Pract South Africa Report na
45 Mbuka et al. New family medicine residency training programme: Residents’ perspectives from the University of Botswana 2016 Afr J of PHC and FM Botswana Original research article Quantitative Survey
46 Mohamed et al. Scaling up family medicine training in Gezira, Sudan – a 2-year in-service master programme using modern information and communication technology: a survey study 2014 Human Resources for Health Sudan Original research article Quantitative Survey
47 Monjok et al. Rural Health and Family Medicine: an agenda for sub-Saharan Africa 2011 Afr J of PHC and FM SSA Correspondence na
48 Moosa et al. The views of key leaders in South Africa on implementation of family medicine: critical role in the district health system 2014 BMC Family Practice South Africa Original research article Qualitative study
49 Moosa et al. African leaders’ views on critical human resource issues for the implementation of family medicine in Africa 2014 BMC Hum Res for Health SSA Original research article Qualitative study
50 Moosa, et al. Understanding of family medicine in Africa: a qualitative study of leaders’ views 2013 Brit J of Gen Pract SSA Original research article Qualitative study
51 Moosa, et al. Emerging role of family medicine in South Africa 2018 BMJ Global Health South Africa Commentary na
52 Ogundipe and Mash Development of Family Medicine training in Botswana: Views of key stakeholders in Ngamiland 2015 Afr J of PHC and FM Botswana Original research article Qualitative study
53 Parsons et al. Potential for the specialty of Family Medicine in Botswana: A discussion paper 2012 Afr J of PHC and FM Botswana Discussion paper na
54 Pasio, Mash and Naledi Development of a family physician impact assessment tool in the district health system of the Western Cape Province, South Africa 2015 BMC Family Practice South Africa Original research article Mixed methods
55 Philpott et al. The dawn of family medicine in Ethiopia 2014 Family Medicine Ethiopia Lesson from the field na
56 Pressentin et al. The perceived impact of family physicians on the district health system in South Africa : a cross-sectional survey 2018 BMC Family Practice South Africa Original research article Quantitative Survey
57 Pressentin et al. Examining the influence of family physician supply on district health system performance in South Africa: An ecological analysis of key health indicators 2017 Afr J of PHC and FM South Africa Original research article Quantitative Survey
58 Pressentin et al. The Influence of Family Physicians Within the South African District Health System: A Cross-Sectional Study 2018 Annals of Family Medicine South Africa Original research article Quantitative Survey
59 Pressentin et al. The bird’s-eye perspective: how do district health managers experience the impact of family physicians within the South African district health system? A qualitative study 2018 South Afr Fam Pract South Africa Original research article Qualitative Survey
60 Reid Names and roles for the generalist doctor in Africa. An email discussion between six family physicians 2010 Afr J of PHC and FM SSA Email discussion na
61 Reid The African family physician 2007 South Afr Fam Pract SSA Editorial/ Opinion na
62 Reid Community-oriented primary care: The missing link 2010 Afr J of PHC and FM Global Commentary na
63 Robinson Family medicine in Africa 2013 Brit J of Gen Pract SSA Opinion/ Commentary na
64 Rouleau Strengthening Primary Care Through Family Medicine Around the World: Collaborating Toward Promising Practices 2018 Family Medicine Global Review Qualitative case studies
65 Setlhare Reflections on Primary Health Care and Family Medicine in Botswana 2014 Afr J of PHC and FM Botswana Editorial na
66 Setlhare, Mash and Tsima The first National Family Medicine Conference in Botswana, May 2013 2013 Afr J of PHC and FM Botswana Conference report na
67 Ssenyonga Family Medicine may be helpful in improving health care delivery in sub-Saharan Africa. 2007 Afr Health Science Uganda Letter to the editor na
68 Ssenyonga and Seremba Family medicine's role in health care systems in Sub-Saharan Africa: Uganda as an example 2007 Family Medicine Uganda Regional Reports na
69 Swanepoel et al. Assessment of the impact of family physicians in the district health system of the Western Cape, South Africa 2014 Afr J of PHC and FM South Africa Original research article Qualitative study
70 Tanko et al. Awareness of family medicine discipline among clinical medical students of Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria 2017 South Afr Fam Pract Nigeria Original research article Quantitative Survey
71 Udonwa, Ariba and Yohanna Family Medicine in West Africa: progress, milestones, and challenges so far in Nigeria (1980 – 2010). 2011 Nig J of Fam Pract West Africa Review Scoping review
72 Voort et al. What challenges hamper Kenyan family physicians in pursuing their family medicine mandate? A qualitative study among family physicians and their colleagues 2012 BMC Family Practice Kenya Original research article Qualitative study
73 Yakubu et al. A qualitative study of young Nigerian family physicians’ views of their specialty 2017 South Afr Fam Pract Nigeria Original research article Qualitative study