Evaluating the rural health placements of the Rural Support Network at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 54, issue 4, 2012 , pages: 352–357
DOI: 10.1080/20786204.2012.10874248
Author(s): CS NaiduPrimary Healthcare Directorate, Faculty of Health Sciences,, J IrlamPrimary Healthcare Directorate, Faculty of Health Sciences,


Objectives: The Rural Support Network (RSN) is an undergraduate student society that aims to raise awareness among the student body of the plight of rural health in South Africa, and organises individual and group placements in rural hospitals during vacations. This research aimed to evaluate these placements from the students' perspectives.

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