Appropriate training and retention of community doctors in rural areas: a case study from Mali

International Journal

doi:10.1186/1478-4491-6-25 Nov 18, 2008

“Training increasing self confidence and self esteem of rural practitioners may contribute to retention of skilled professionals in rural areas. While reorientations of curricula in training institutions are necessary, other types of professional support are needed. This experience suggests that professional associations dedicated to strengthening quality of care can contribute significantly to rural practitioners' morale.”

Author
Monique Van Dormael
Seydou Coulibaly
Sylvie Dugas
Yacouba Kone

Region
West Africa

Country
Mali

Topic
Retention

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