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  1. Nutrition education and counselling as strategic interventions to improvehealth outcomes in adult outpatients with HIV: a literature review

    Nutrition education and counselling as strategic interventions to improvehealth outcomes in adult outpatients with HIV: a literature review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Malnutrition poses a significant risk for people living with HIV and accelerates disease progression. This is because adequate nutrition is essential for optimal immune function. This article discusses research on the role and use of nutrition education or counselling as...
  2. The views of Medical Students on professionalism in South Africa

    The views of Medical Students on professionalism in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    An article on medical professionalism was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in February 2002 outlining a charter, and the fifth-year medical students of the Medical School of the University of Pretoria were asked to comment on the charter...
  3. Communication skills for medical/dental students at the University of Pretoria: Lessons learnt from a two-year study using a forum theatre method

    Communication skills for medical/dental students at the University of Pretoria: Lessons learnt from a two-year study using a forum theatre method

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: This study describes the lessons learnt from using a novel method for teaching communication skills to second-year medical/dental students.
  4. Evaluating the rural health placements of the Rural Support Network at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town

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

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    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...
  5. Strengthening primary health care through primary care doctors: the design of a new national Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine

    Strengthening primary health care through primary care doctors: the design of a new national Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Strengthening primary health care is a national priority in South Africa, in order to improve quality of care and health outcomes, reduce inequity and to pave the way for National Health Insurance. The World Health Organization and World Health Assembly...
  6. South African–Cuban Medical Collaboration: students’ perceptions of training and perceived competence in clinical skills at a South African institution

    South African–Cuban Medical Collaboration: students’ perceptions of training and perceived competence in clinical skills at a South African institution

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The South African–Cuban Medical Collaboration programme aims to alleviate the critical shortage of practitioners in local South African rural settings. The students who return from Cuban-based facilities in their fourth year experience difficulty, especially in clinical settings, upon joining...
  7. Online mentoring in medical education

    Online mentoring in medical education

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Online mentoring offers a number of advantages in medical education. These advantages can help both mentors and mentees. The main advantages of online mentoring are that: it is much more likely to be learner or mentee centric than traditional forms...
  8. Self-perceived readiness of medical interns in performing basic medical procedures at the Universitas Academic Health Complex in Bloemfontein

    Self-perceived readiness of medical interns in performing basic medical procedures at the Universitas Academic Health Complex in Bloemfontein

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Medical internship in South Africa is a two-year period after completing the basic medical degree. Interns rotate through six different domains, where they are exposed to various clinical procedures. These skills are often not up to standard, and interns...
  9. Attributes contributing to the development of professionalism as described by dietetics students

    Attributes contributing to the development of professionalism as described by dietetics students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Internationally there is a renewed interest in professionalism and how to cultivate this among students. This study identifies and discusses the main attributes students view as important to develop professionalism. It is postulated that some important additions should be made...