Cutting-edge ZAR120 million boost for SA’s surgical skills

Chris Bateman


A ZAR120 million state-of-the-art surgical skills simulation laboratory opened on the Tygerberg campus of Stellenbosch University this July, replicating real-time theatre scenarios and turbo-boosting healthcare for the entire sub-Saharan region. It is geared to train 1 200 physicians in its first year of operation.

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Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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Surgical skills; Simulation laboratory; Stellenbosch University

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South African Medical Journal 2016;106(9):847. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i9.11333

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Date submitted: 2016-07-28
Date published: 2016-08-18

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