n South African Medical Journal - Anger and Afrophobia in South Africa : what is a health practitioner to do? : guest editorial
|Article Title||Anger and Afrophobia in South Africa : what is a health practitioner to do? : guest editorial|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town, 2 University of Cape Town and 3 Stellenbosch University|
|Publication Date||Jul 2015|
The facts seem to indicate that South Africa (SA) is one of the more violent places on earth. We have been, and continue to be, a country with significant levels of political violence, criminal violence and domestic violence. And now, we are witnessing violence against fellow Africans. While many have termed this 'xenophobia', a more accurate term may well be 'Afrophobia'. For clinician-scientists, many questions arise. In this editorial, we briefly consider a few of the most pertinent.
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