Students’ Attitudes Toward Primary Health Care

International Journal

Vol. 40, No. 4 Mar 01, 2008

“What happens when a medical school curriculum is changed to emphasize primary health care (PHC)? What do students think? This paper describes a qualitative approach, using focus groups and interviews, about the opinions of 82 second- to fourth-year medical students at the University of Cape Town (UCT) after the school re¬sponded in 2002 to a South African governmental white paper on the needed transformation and commitment of South Africa’s health system to PHC.”

Draper CE
Louw G

Southern Africa

South Africa


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