Do South African medical students of rural origin return to rural practice?
Elma DeVries, Steve Reid
South African Medical Journal, 2003
"The objective of this research article is to investigate the career choices of medical graduates if rural origin in South Africa and to determine what proporation of rural-origin graduates are currently practising in a rural area. The findings suggest that the South African situation is similar to that in other countries, with rural-origin medical students more likely to choose rural careers than urban-origin students. Rural-origin graduates are also more liekly to choose general practice."