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Potential for the specialty of Family Medicine in Botswana: A discussion paper

Luise Parsons, Taatske Rijken, Deogratias O. Mbuka, Oathokwa Nkomozana
African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine | Vol 4, No 1 | a352 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v4i1.352 | © 2012 Luise Parsons, Taatske Rijken, Deogratias O. Mbuka, Oathokwa Nkomozana | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 08 August 2011 | Published: 31 October 2012

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Luise Parsons, Department of Family Medicine, University of Botswana, Botswana
Taatske Rijken,, Botswana
Deogratias O. Mbuka, Department of Family Medicine, University of Botswana, Botswana
Oathokwa Nkomozana, Department of Family Medicine, University of Botswana, Botswana


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Abstract

Potential for the specialty of Family Medicine in Botswana: A discussion paper

Keywords

Family Medicine; primary care; Botswana; decentralised training programmes; remote and rural health care

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