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The physician-scientists: rare species in Africa
(Pan African Medical Center for Public Health Research and Information, 2018)
There is paucity of physician-scientists in Africa, resulting in overt dependence of clinical practice on research findings from advanced "first world" countries. Physician-scientists include individuals with a medical ...
Potential latitudinal variation in orodigestive tract cancers in Africa
(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2018)
BACKGROUND. Previous studies have alluded to a causal relationship between pathological entities and geographical variations, but there is a paucity of studies from Africa discussing the effect of latitudinal variation ...
The dentist-scientist career pathway in Africa: opportunities and obstacles
(The Korean Society of Medical Education, 2018)
The future of evidence-based dentistry in developing Africa heavily depends on a sustainable establishment of a vibrant dentist-scientist workforce. A dentist scientist is saddled with the responsibility of carrying out ...
Early childhood caries and dental treatment need in low socio-economic communities in Cape Town, South Africa
BACKGROUND: Early childhood caries (ECC) is a particularly severe problem in low socioeconomic communities which impacts the overall health and well-being of children. The extensive waiting lists for general anaesthesia ...
Variation in the dispersions of powder liquid ratios in hand-mix glass ionomers
(Bentham Open, 2018)
BACKGROUND: The Powder/Liquid Ratio (PLR) influence, and the literature regarding the handling and physical properties of Glass Ionomer restorative materials (GIC) were investigated. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the ...
South African statutory regulations for dental practices
The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa dictates that: "every person has the right to a working environment that is not harmful to their health nor well-being". The practitioner and/or health care facility as ...