Claudia Susan Naidu

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PURPOSE To elicit South African medical students' experiences of witnessing patient rights abuses and professional lapses during their clinical training in order to inform an appropriate and effective response. METHOD During June and July 2009 at the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences, the authors surveyed 223 fourth-, fifth-, and(More)
In a context where there are few neurologists, excellent management of patients with epilepsy at a primary care level is imperative. In South Africa, most uninsured patients suffering from epilepsy and other chronic illnesses are managed by general practitioners in state-provided primary care settings. We conducted a qualitative pilot study to explore(More)
This article describes our qualitative research on the follow-up of 10 children, 5 years into recovery after cardiac surgery. The research was driven by a multi-disciplinary team of medical anthropologists, cardiologists, and an intensive care specialist and was based at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital where they underwent surgeries. The(More)
BACKGROUND The Collaboration for Health Equity in Education and Research (CHEER) is unique in the composition of its members who represent all the Faculties of Health Sciences in South Africa. Over the past 10 years, CHEER has conducted 18 peer reviews involving all the institutions. In August 2012, CHEER embarked on its pilot peer review on Social(More)
How to cite this article: Naidu CS, Zweigenthal V, Irlam J, London L, Keikelame J. An evaluation of University of Cape Town medical students’ community placements in South Africa. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2012;4(1), Art. #448, 7 pages. 10.4102/phcfm.v4i1.448 Background: Fourth-year medical students at the University of Cape Town(More)
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