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Organ Donation in South Africa

1992.1 - Organ Donation in South Africa - What do our Medical Students Know?

Presenter: Sanju, Sobnach, Port Shepstone, Republic of South Africa
Authors: Sanju Sobnach


This webinar will provide a unique perspective of the knowledge and the attitudes/beliefs of medical students regarding organ transplantation in a developing country facing significant challenges (Donor Shortage, Public Health Care system burdened by HIV/AIDS pandemic). It will also briefly present an undergraduate training program established at the University of Cape Town, in light of the author’s research.

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