Study on the feasibility of provision of distance learning programmes in surgery to Malawi.

@article{Mains2011StudyOT,
  title={Study on the feasibility of provision of distance learning programmes in surgery to Malawi.},
  author={Edward A A Mains and James P Blackmur and David Dewhurst and Ross M Ward and Oliver J Garden and Stephen J. Wigmore},
  journal={The surgeon : journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={322-5}
}
Medical educational opportunities and resources are considerably limited in the developing world. The expansion of computing and Internet access means that there exists a potential to provide education to students through distance learning programmes. This study investigated the feasibility of providing distance learning course in surgery in Malawi. The study investigated the user requirements, technical requirements and Internet connections in two teaching hospitals in Malawi. In addition the… CONTINUE READING

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