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Establishing a new medical school: Botswana’s experience
(Academic Medicine, http://journals.lww.com/AcademicMedicine/pages/default.aspx, 2014-08)
Having adequate numbers of qualified human resources for health is essential for any effective health care system. However, there is a global shortage of skilled health care workers, especially in Sub-Saharan African ...
Diaspora engagement of African migrant health workers - examples from five destination countries
(Taylor and Francis; http://taylorandfrancis.com/, 2015)
Background: Migrant health workers fill care gaps in their destination countries, but they also actively engage in improving living conditions for people of their countries of origin through expatriate professional ...
Human resources for primary health care in sub-Saharan Africa: progress or stagnation?
(Biomed Central; https://www.biomedcentral.com, 2015-09-10)
Background: The World Health Organization defines a “critical shortage” of health workers as being fewer than 2.28 health workers per 1000 population and failing to attain 80% coverage for deliveries by skilled birth ...
Understanding the organisational culture of district health services: Mahalapye and Ngamiland health districts of Botswana
(AOSIS Publishing; http://www.aosis.co.za/publishing, 2015)
Background: Botswana has a shortage of health care workers, especially in primary health care. Retention and high performance of employees are closely linked to job satisfaction and motivation, which are both highest where ...
Developing the Botswana Primary Care guideline: an integrated, symptom-based primary care guideline for the adult patient in a resource‑limited setting
(Dove Press; https://www.dovepress.com/, 2016)
Background: Botswana’s health care system is based on a primary care model. Various national guidelines exist for specific diseases. However, most of the guidelines address management at a tertiary level and often appear ...
Potential for the specialty of Family Medicine in Botswana: a discussion paper
(AOSIS; http://www.aosis.co.za/publishing, 2012-10-31)
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 ...
Going rural – protracted immersion or toe-wetting: Does it matter?
(Health and Medical Publishing Group; https://www.saoa.org.za/publications/hpmg, 2016-04-25)
Universal access to healthcare mandates that all people worldwide have access to comprehensive healthcare services, without suffering financial hardship. However, unless the severe shortages and inequitable distribution of ...
Trends and determinants of survival for over 200 000 patients on antiretroviral treatment in the Botswana National Program: 2002–2013
(Lippincott,Williams & Wilkin; https://www.ajj.com/clients/list/lww, 2016-01-28)