n South African Journal of Surgery - The Department of Surgery, University of Limpopo (Medunsa Campus) : general surgery

Volume 44, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Extracted from text ... General Surgery VOL 44, NO. 1, FEBRUARY 2006 SAJS SAJS The Medical University of Southern Africa (Medunsa), as it was formerly known, came into being in 1978 following an Act of Parliament that motivated for the establishment of a medical university to rectify the dire underrepresentation of the black community in the South African health system. The main aim was therefore to train black doctors, dentists, veterinarians and allied health professionals who would be able to meet the demands of the South African health system; at the time over 90% of medical personnel (at least as far as doctors ..

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