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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 ...
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 ...
An innovative educational approach to professional development of medical laboratory scientists in Botswana
(Dove Medical Press, https://www.dovepress.com/, 2014-04-11)
Purpose: To address the shortage of laboratory scientists in Botswana, an innovative, one-year academic bridging program was initiated at the University of Botswana, to advance diploma-holding laboratory technicians towards ...