Profiles And Contributions To This Article

What interventions do South African qualified doctors think will retain them in rural hospitals of the Limpopo province of South Africa?

theunis  kotzee

Theunis Kotzee

qualifications: MCFP

contribution: wrote the first draft

position: Medical Manager

South Africa

Family physician working in rural Australia. Interests include infectious diseases and indigenous healthcare


Ian  Couper

Ian Couper

qualifications: MMed Fam

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Professor of Rural Health

South Africa

Professor Ian Couper is Director of the Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health and Professor of Rural Health at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. A trained family physician, he spent nine years practising in a remote rural hospital in northern KwaZuluNatal province, and then 16 years working in primary care and health service development in rural North West province. He held the first chair of rural health at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). He has chaired both the Rural Doctors Association of Southern Africa (RuDASA) and the Wonca Working Party on Rural Practice (WONCA Rural).


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