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Reaching national consensus on the core clinical skill outcomes for family medicine postgraduate training programmes in South Africa
(AOSIS publishing, 2017-05)
Background: Family physicians play a significant role in the district health system and need to be equipped with a broad range of clinical skills in order to meet the needs and expectations of the communities they serve. ...
The views of key leaders in South Africa on implementation of family medicine : critical role in the district health system
(BioMed Central, 2014-06)
Background: Integrated team-based primary care is an international imperative. This is required more so in Africa, where fragmented verticalised care dominates. South Africa is trying to address this with health reforms, ...
The contribution of family medicine to African health systems
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : No abstract available.
The availability, utilisation and needs for continuing professional development of rural general practitioners in the Western and Northern Cape
(Medpharm Publications, 2000)
Continuing professional development (CPD) is receiving increasing attention in South Africa. The introduction of recertification based on a system of obligatory CPD by the Health Professions Council of South Africa has ...
Are you thinking too much? Recognition of mental disorders in South Africa general practice
(Medpharm Publications, 2000)
Research shows that up to 24% of primary care consultations have an underlying mental disorder and the majority of these patients are unrecognised in general practice. A number of factors relating to the doctor, patient, ...
The perceived impact of family physicians on the district health system in South Africa : a cross-sectional survey
(BioMed Central, 2018-02-05)
Background: Evidence from first world contexts support the notion that strong primary health care teams contain family physicians (FPs). African leaders are looking for evidence from their own context. The roles and scope ...
South Africa has joined a global initiative for family medicine advocacy
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-11)
The international #1WordforFamilyMedicine initiative serves to explore the identity of family physicians and allows the international Family Medicine community to collaborate on advocating the discipline. South African ...
Evaluating the impact of family physicians within the district health system of South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY: The majority of the South African population are dependent on the public health sector in helping them deal with the quadruple burden of disease, consisting of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, maternal and child ...
Definition of a family physician, for South African family practice
[No abstract available]
The development of passive health surveillance by a sentinel network of family practitioners in South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1998)
Objective. For the South African Sentinel Practitioner Research Network (SASPREN), a volunteer network of family practitioners in South Africa, to develop a health surveillance system through the surveillance of important ...