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n South African Medical Journal - The Students' Health and Welfare Centres Organisation (SHAWCO) of the University of Cape Town : a review of the past 69 years : forum - history

Volume 102, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
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Abstract

The Students' Health and Welfare Centres Organisation (SHAWCO) is a student-run non-profit community development organisation based at the University of Cape Town (UCT). In 2012 SHAWCO celebrates its 69th anniversary, making it the oldest active student-run free clinic in South Africa. Over the past 7 decades, SHAWCO has become an integral part of UCT's Faculty of Health Sciences. This article reviews its history, current activities, and plans for the future.

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2012-06-01
2017-05-26

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