Health professionals and South Africa : supporting change in the health sector.
Now that political change is on the way in South Africa, what should be the position of doctors who are invited to visit the country?
Does the « academic boycott » still have relevance?
Waterston'and Zwi review the case for and against an academic boycott policy, using evidence collected during the recent visit by Physicians for Human Rights (UK) and the johannes Wier Foundation.
The health system in South Africa is still inequitable, and despite progress towards desegregation in hospitals there is little momentum towards universal provision of primary health care, especially in the rapidly growing town-ships around big cities.
Mots-clés Pascal : Système santé, Homme, République Sud Africaine, Afrique, Politique sanitaire, Médecin, Soin santé primaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health system, Human, South Africa, Africa, Health policy, Physician, Primary health care
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0595737
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.