oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Health care for Africans in Rhodesia

Volume 22, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



How is Africa, with its rapidly growing, largely rural population, coping with the provision of medical services? The same problems face all countries. We know that our medical schools cannot keep pace with the many qualified medical practitioners needed to help their increasing population. More serious, perhaps, is the fact that in no country in Africa are doctors prepared to live in any great numbers in rural areas. Yet people in such districts require both preventive and curative service.

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