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Reasons for encouter and diagnoses at primary care level in the North West Province : a prospective cross sectional survey
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-01)
Introduction Primary health care in South Africa is predominantly provided by clinics and Community Health Centres (CHC). These primary care facilities are situated in the community to ensure accessibility to care. 1 As ...
Traditional and modern medicine in primary care - prevalence, patterns and predictive factors of utilisation in Makwarela township, Vhembe district, Limpopo
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-08)
Introduction: Medical pluralism is a worldwide phenomenon. The reality in South Africa is that healthcare is provided by both orthodox and traditional healthcare providers. There is a great reliance on traditional medicine ...
The value of the WIRHE Scholarship Programme in training health professionals for rural areas : views of participants
(AOSIS publishing, 2017-10)
Introduction: Rural hospitals in South Africa, as elsewhere, face enduring shortages of, and challenges in attracting and retaining, suitably qualified staff. The Wits Initiative for Rural Health Education (WIRHE), based ...
Assessment of the impact of family physicians in the district health system of the Western Cape, South Africa
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2015-12)
The main aim was to explore the perceptions of rural district and metropolitan sub-structure managers on the impact of family physicians on the district health services. There were three main objectives: •To explore the ...