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Practice intentions of clinical associate students at the University of Pretoria, South Africa
Introduction: Like those in so many other countries, the South African health system faces a human resources crisis with rural areas most affected. The clinical associate program was initiated toExpand
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A descriptive study of the health information needs of Kenyan women in the first 6 weeks postpartum
BackgroundA large number of maternal and neonatal deaths occur during birth and 48 h after birth. The benefits of postnatal care to the mother and newborn cannot be overemphasized as this is anotherExpand
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A case study of the use of a special interest group to enhance interest in public health among undergraduate health science students
BackgroundEducation and training of undergraduate health science students in public health are insufficient in many parts of the world. This lack is a risk as early interest in specialist trainingExpand
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Medical student participation in community-based experiential learning: reflections from first exposure to making the diagnosis
Abstract Background: Fifth-year medical students from the University of Pretoria participated in a four-week rotation in the primary care clinics of a large metropolitan centre. An academicExpand
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Involvement, self-reported knowledge and ways in which clinicians learn about assessment in the clinical years of a medical curriculum
Background. Medical students in their clinical years are assessed by clinician educators (CEs) with different levels of involvement and responsibilities in the assessment process. Objective. ToExpand
Perceived improvement of postgraduate students' fundamental human virtues through a research proposal refinement course
An authentic learning opportunity was presented to twelve postgraduate students in the format of a well-planned course over five days by experts to refine their research proposals for submission toExpand
Risky sexual behaviour of university students : perceptions and the effect of a sex education tool
The increasing HIV incidence amongst people aged 15-24 years and the reported gaps in sexeducation received at school and reported risky sexual behaviour in South Africa justifies the importance ofExpand
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Navigating curriculum transformation: charting our course
The 2015 student-led #FeesMustFall campaign in South Africa initiated at some universities, and accelerated at others, indepth discussions and reflections about curriculum transformation within theExpand
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