Assessment of the impact of community-based medical education of the University of Maiduguri on communities in three local government areas of Borno State, Nigeria: community leaders' perspectives.

@article{Omotara2004AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the impact of community-based medical education of the University of Maiduguri on communities in three local government areas of Borno State, Nigeria: community leaders' perspectives.},
  author={Babatunji Abayomi Omotara and M O Padonu and Shuaibu Jauro Yahya},
  journal={Education for health},
  year={2004},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={6-16}
}
BACKGROUND The community-based training of the University of Maiduguri Medical College was expanded in 1990 to cover three rural local government areas (LGAs) located between 25 and 145 km from the University. This study was conducted between March and May 2000 to assess the impact and level of awareness of the training in the three LGAs in promoting the ideals of Primary Health Care (PHC) and community-based medical education, as perceived by community leaders. METHOD Focus group discussions… CONTINUE READING

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