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Jul 16, 2019

Episode length - 33:24

The WHO has recognized that it’s hard to recruit and retain health workers in remote and rural areas and recommended clinical rotations in rural areas during studies. 

This paper is a ‘comprehensive literature review ‘ to assess the published evidence for the impact of rural rotations on urban-based postgraduate learners in all disciplines. 

Voting on Methods and Educational Impact at 26:39

Authors: Malhi et al.,

Publication details: The impact of rural rotations on urban based postgraduate learners: A literature review. Med Teach. 2019 May 1:1-9 

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