This study examined whether it is possible to establish primary trauma surgical services of acceptable quality at rural district hospitals by systematically training local, non-graduate, care providers.
The purpose of this study was to explore the views of nurses and physicians on current responses to shortages of healthcare workers and the potential for utilization of advanced practice nurses.
Changes in the ability of midwives to perform practical skills, after completion of the Maternal Care Manual of the Perinatal Education Program, were determined in this paper
The new Innovative Medical Curriculum (NIMC) is a four-year programme designed by the Ethiopian Federal Ministries of Health and Education. The curriculum is designed to train biomedical science graduates to become doctors in 4 years, with a focus on the healthcare needs of rural people living in poverty.
This study examines the public retention of rural physicians from different tracks of entry.
The authors examined the benefits and practical implications of providing mentors for distance learning continuing medical education in a low technology setting.
Global recommendations and guidelines on task shifting as a method of strengthening and expanding the health workforce to rapidly increase access to HIV and other health services.
The aim of this study was to examine training needs and perspectives of community health extension workers (HEWs) in relation to providing child mental health care in rural Ethiopia.
This project serves as a model for skills training in rural areas in South Africa, and for collaboration between organisations. A number of specific recommendations are made for the future of this NNR training project, which offer lessons for similar programmes.
A prospective study was carried out of the health effects and sustainability of a low-cost trauma training program for non-graduate village healthcare workers.