volume 25, issue 2, P411-420 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2011.02.011
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Mushtaq Ahmed, Camer W. Vellani, Alex O. Awiti

Abstract: Medical education in sub-Saharan Africa must be defined by its health needs and the health care services required. The sociodemographic milieu that determines the disease pattern makes a compelling case for primary health care in the context of community participation and multisector community development as the driver of a plan for medical education, in tandem with clinicians' role in continuity of care. Such ideas have been derived from the experience of planning for undergraduate medical education at the Ag…

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