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Strengthening medical training programmes by focusing on professional transitions: a national bridging programme to prepare medical school graduates for their role as medical interns in Botswana

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The improvement of existing medical training programmes in resource-constrained settings is seen as key to addressing the challenge of retaining medical graduates trained at considerable cost both in-country and abroad. In Botswana, the establishment of the national Medical Internship Training Programme (MIT) in 2014 was a first step in efforts to promote retention through the expansion and standardization of internship training, but MIT faces a major challenge related to variability between ...

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ORCID:
0000-0002-5576-4409
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Medical Education More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Article number:
261
Publication date:
2017-12-21
Acceptance date:
2017-12-12
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EISSN:
1472-6920
Pmid:
29268729
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
978329
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pubs:978329
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2021-03-17

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