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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 ...
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)
Objectives: To determine the incidence and risk factors of mortality for all HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral treatment at public and private healthcare facilities in the Botswana National HIV/AIDS Treatment ...
Rural exposure during medical education and student preference for future practice location - a case of Botswana
(AOSIS; http://aosis.co.za/, 2016-06-10)
Background: Botswana’s medical school graduated its first class in 2014. Given the importance of attracting doctors to rural areas the school incorporated rural exposure throughout its curriculum. Aim: This study explored ...
Impact of health system inputs on health outcome: a multilevel longitudinal analysis of Botswana National Antiretroviral Program (2002-2013)
(Public Library Science, https://www.plos.org/, 2016-08-04)
Objective To measure the association between the number of doctors, nurses and hospital beds per 10,000 people and individual HIV-infected patient outcomes in Botswana. Design Analysis of routinely collected longitudinal ...
Variation in attrition at subnational level: review of the Botswana National HIV/AIDS Treatment (Masa) programme data (2002–2013)
(Wiley, https://www.wiley.com/en-us, 2016-01)
Objective: To evaluate the variation in all-cause attrition [mortality and loss to follow-up (LTFU)] among HIV-infected individuals in Botswana by health district during the rapid and massive scale-up of the National ...