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Recruitment & Retention: Scotland & Ghana

During a recent visit, Pam Nicholl and Fiona Fraser from RRHEAL (Rural and Remote Healthcare Education Alliance, Scotland) joined Mr James Antwi, Ministry of Health in Ghana, to present a wide ranging discussion regarding the challenges faced in delivering healthcare in remote and rural areas.  The meeting was chaired by Mike Walsh, chair of the Institute of People-Centred Healthcare Management at Stirling University.

Despite the diversity of the landscapes considered, there are significant similarities in the challenges encountered in both Scotland and Ghana. Play the podcast below to listen to the full discussion.  The latest report from the project is available from this link (pdf).

[podcast]http://staff.stir.ac.uk/kate.hannay/28april.mp3[/podcast]

 

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Rural Health Placements in South Africa

This video comes from South Africa, where opportunities for doctors – including from the UK – appear to be available.  The African Health Placements project is a collaboration between the Foundation for Professional Development and the Rural Health Initiative.

If you have some spare time coming up and fancy a bit of rural hospital practice, check out the AHP’s site for further details.

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