n South African Medical Journal - Correspondence

Volume 105, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



To the Editor: I was pleased to note the recent article and correspondence in the SAMJ dealing with the revival of rural district hospitals. However,many problems have to be overcome before this essential 'hub' of rural medical services will be restored. Two such problem areas were recently highlighted in our local and regional newspapers. I live in the rural Eastern Cape (EC), so my comments pertain only to this area.

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