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African primary care research : current situation, priorities and capacity building
(AOSIS Publishing, 2014-12)
Introduction: The Sixth PRIMAFAMED (Primary Health Care/Family Medicine Education Network) workshop on ‘Capacity Building and Priorities in Primary Care Research’ was held in Pretoria, South Africa (SA), from 22 to 24 ...
Development of a family physician impact assessment tool in the district health system of the Western Cape Province, South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2014-12)
Background: Policy makers in Africa are ambivalent about the need for family physicians to strengthen district health services. Evidence on the impact of family physicians is therefore needed. The aim was to ...
African primary care research : qualitative interviewing in primary care
(AOSIS Publishing, 2014-06)
This article is part of a series on African Primary Care Research and focuses on the topic of qualitative interviewing in primary care. In particular it looks at issues of study design, sample size, sampling and interviewing ...
Improving the quality of care for patients with hypertension in Moshupa District, Botswana : quality improvement cycle
(AOSIS Publishing, 2014-04)
Background: Although there are no prevalence studies on hypertension in Botswana, this condition is thought to be common and the quality of care to be poor. Aim: The aim of this project was to assess and improve the quality ...
Human resources for health in Botswana : the results of in-country database and reports analysis
(AOSIS Publishing, 2014-11)
Background: Botswana is a large middle-income country in Southern Africa with a population of just over two million. Shortage of human resources for health is blamed for the inability to provide high quality accessible ...
African leaders views on critical human resource issues for the implementation of family medicine in Africa
(BioMed Central, 2014-01)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background: The World Health Organisation has advocated for comprehensive primary care teams, which include family physicians. However, despite (or because of) severe doctor shortages in Africa, there is ...