Teaching medical ethics to undergraduate students in post-apartheid South Africa, 2003-2006

TitleTeaching medical ethics to undergraduate students in post-apartheid South Africa, 2003-2006
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsMoodley, K
JournalJournal of Medical Ethics
Volume33
Issue11
Pagination673-677
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number03066800
Accession Number27750125
Keywords& , -- , Africa , Africa; , APARTHEID , BIOETHICS , Curricula; , EDUCATION; , ethics , Medical , SOUTH , Study , teaching;
AbstractThe apartheid ideology in South Africa had a pervasive influence on all levels of education including medical undergraduate training. This paper outlines the introduction of a medical ethics programme at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Stellenbosch from 2003 to 2006, with special emphasis on the challenges encountered.
NotesMoodley, Keymanthri 1; Email Address: km@sun.ac.za; Affiliation: 1: Bioethics Unit-Tygerberg Division, Faculty of Health Sciences & Centre for Applied Ethics, University of Stellenbosch, PO Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa; Source Info: Nov2007, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p673; Subject Term: MEDICAL ethics -- Study & teaching; Subject Term: BIOETHICS -- Study & teaching; Subject Term: APARTHEID -- South Africa; Subject Term: MEDICAL education; Subject Term: CURRICULA; Subject Term: SOUTH Africa; Number of Pages: 5p; Illustrations: 1 chart; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1136/jme.2006.018432
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