n South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Ultrasound services in our rainbow nation - many shades of grey? : editorial
|Article Title||Ultrasound services in our rainbow nation - many shades of grey? : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology|
|Publication Date||Apr 2010|
|Pages||34 - 35|
Like most things in South Africa, the fields of O&G ultrasound in general, and fetal medicine in particular, are characterised by a typical mix of First- and Third-World services. Although centres of excellence exist in both the private and public health care sectors, the main feature of O&G ultrasound in this country is a surprising inequity in access to high-quality services. This is unfortunately true for both the public and private sectors, albeit for different reasons.
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