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Are community service doctors equipped to address priority health needs in South Africa?

Vanessa Burch, Ben van Heerden

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Vanessa Burch, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Undergraduate Education and Training Subcommittee, Medical and Dental Professions Board of the Health Professions Council of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa

Ben van Heerden, Undergraduate Education and Training Subcommittee, Medical and Dental Professions Board of the Health Professions Council of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa; Centre for Health Professions Education, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa

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Keywords

medical education; community service doctors; primary healthcare

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South African Medical Journal 2013;103(12):905. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.7198

Article History

Date submitted: 2013-06-25
Date published: 2013-07-29

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