Medical Education in South Africa-Exciting times

Medical Teacher 29, 9 & 10 Nov 22, 2007

The dramatic political changes of the first ten years of democracy in South Africa have seen major shifts in vested power. Social change and political will have resulted in a new face of our medical student population. Diversity of colour, gender, religion and previously disadvantaged groups make student profiles as different as they could be from a decade ago. The forces of curriculum change, the devolution of power and resources from tertiary centres to primary care facilities and the financia

Athol Kent
Marietjie R. de Villiers

Southern Africa

South Africa


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