Opinion Paper

Patient-centredness: meaning and propriety in the Botswana, African and non-Western contexts

Vincent Setlhare, Ian Couper, Anne Wright
African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine | Vol 6, No 1 | a554 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v6i1.554 | © 2014 Vincent Setlhare, Ian Couper, Anne Wright | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 19 May 2013 | Published: 20 February 2014

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Vincent Setlhare, Department of Family Medicine, University of Botswana, Botswana
Ian Couper, Department of Family Medicine, Facultyof HealthSciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Anne Wright, Department of Family Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa


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: Patient centeredness, appropriate to context, Eurocentric model, Afrocentric model, construal of self, traditional health practitioners

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