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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1977 February; 27(175): 97–101.
PMCID: PMC2158540

Primary care in Transkei


A period of ten weeks working in an African hospital is described. The quality of service that can be given by British general practitioners in rural African hospitals is discussed and the educational aims of such a venture are explored. It is concluded that there is scope for such arrangements and that considerable mutual benefits may result.

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