"Other patients are really in need of medical attention"--the quality of health services for rape survivors in South Africa.

@article{Christofides2005OtherPA,
  title={"Other patients are really in need of medical attention"--the quality of health services for rape survivors in South Africa.},
  author={Nicola J. Christofides and Rachel Jewkes and Naomi Webster and Loveday A Penn-Kekana and Naeema Abrahams and Lorna J. Martin},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2005},
  volume={83 7},
  pages={495-502}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate in the South African public health sector where the best services for rape survivors were provided, who provided them, what the providers' attitudes were towards women who had been raped and whether there were problems in delivering care for rape survivors. METHODS A cross-sectional study of facilities was carried out. Two district hospitals, a regional hospital and a tertiary hospital (where available) were randomly sampled in each of the nine provinces in South… CONTINUE READING