Pierre de Villiers is medically trained and a Fellow of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa. He has a doctorate in Community Health and was the founding professor and head of the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care at Stellenbosch University. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of the South African Family Practice journal, and the current Managing Editor of the African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine. He currently serves as Director of the South African Academy of Family Physicians.
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The journal is published quarterly in January, April, July and October; ISSN 0953-1513 (Print), 1741-4857 (Online). It is the successor to the Bulletin of ALPSP, founded 1977, ISSN 0260-9428.
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