Medical practitioners' reactions towards family medicine as a speciality in South Africa

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Background: Family physicians are trained to treat a wide range of diseases, treatment being centred on the patient, family and community irrespective of age, gender, or ethnic or racial background. To deal with inequalities in health care, the South African government introduced the concept of a district health system in 1997. It was only in August 2007… (More)

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@inproceedings{Naidoo2009MedicalPR, title={Medical practitioners' reactions towards family medicine as a speciality in South Africa}, author={Cyril Naidoo and Tonya M Esterhuizen and Prem Gathiram}, year={2009} }