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Ian Couper

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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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Editorial
3 December 2014
A new ally for the promotion of better rural health in Latin America

Editorial
14 August 2008
The future, our rural populations and climate change - a special issue of Rural and Remote Health

Editorial
11 September 2006
Health and information in Africa: the role of the journal Rural and Remote Health

Editorial
22 April 2002
The ethics of international recruitment

Editorial
6 March 2002
Working abroad

Original Research
18 December 2017
What are they thinking? Facilitating clinical reasoning through longitudinal patient exposure in rural practice

Original Research
17 March 2011
Rural longitudinal integrated clerkships: lessons from two programs on different continents

Original Research
30 October 2006
Suicide and attempted suicide: the Rehoboth experience

Original Research
6 September 2006
What interventions do South African qualified doctors think will retain them in rural hospitals of the Limpopo province of South Africa?

Original Research
6 October 2005
Management of district hospitals - exploring success

Review Article
6 March 2018
Transformation of medical education through Decentralised Training Platforms: a scoping review

Review Article
12 June 2009
A critical review of interventions to redress the inequitable distribution of healthcare professionals to rural and remote areas

Project Report
16 August 2014
Addressing the shortage of health professionals in South Africa through the development of a new cadre of health worker: the creation of Clinical Associates

Project Report
24 October 2005
The Neonatal Resuscitation Training Project in Rural South Africa

Conference Report
8 July 2013
Transforming rural health systems through clinical academic leadership: lessons from South Africa

Conference Report
29 September 2005
The most rural conference?

Conference Report
21 May 2004
Reframing the HIV/AIDS debate in developing countries I: setting the scene

Personal View
15 April 2004
Seeking quality: some experiences in South Africa

Personal View
24 July 2003
Rural health focus: organising CPD for rural hospitals

Personal View
17 July 2003
Rural hospital focus: defining rural

Personal View
4 July 2003
Rural hospital focus: students

Personal View
17 June 2003
Rural hospital focus: accommodation

Personal View
10 June 2003
Recruiting foreign doctors to South Africa: difficulties and dilemmas

Personal View
20 May 2003
Rural hospital focus: No transport, no primary health care

Personal View
7 May 2003
Rural hospital focus: staffing

Rural Health History
28 July 2015
Rural health activism over two decades: the Wonca Working Party on Rural Practice 1992-2012

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