oa South African Medical Journal - Geography should be taught at medical school - : editorial

Volume 105, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Geography in the South African (SA) context is as singular a driver of health-seeking behaviour as the burden of disease. This is the dilemma facing the rural patient presented with the 'choice' of health facilities where access could mean long transit times, or as is often the case, an expensive commute.

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