Recent Submissions

  • Designing a contextually appropriate surgical training program in low-resource settings: the Botswana experience 

    Mutabdzic, Dorotea; Alemayehu, Bedada G.; Bakanisi, Balisi; Motsumi, Joseph; Georges, Azzie (Socie´te´ Internationale de Chirurgie,, 2012-08-01)
    Background The global burden of surgical disease and severe shortage of trained surgeons around the world are now widely recognized. The greatest challenge in improving access to surgical care lies in sub-Saharan Africa, ...
  • Potential for the specialty of Family Medicine in Botswana: A discussion paper 

    Parsons, Luise; Rijken, Taatske; Mbuka, Deogratias O.; Nkomazana, Oathokwa (AOSIS OpenJournals,, 2012-10)
    Family Medicine is developing rapidly as a medical and academic specialty in sub-Saharan Africa. The multifactorial policy drivers are not well described, but include population health needs, the World Health Organisation’s ...