Appropriate training and retention of community doctors in rural areas: a case study from Mali
This article describes a training programme aimed at improved retention of doctors in rural areas of Mali.
Training increasing self confidence and self esteem of rural practitioners may contribute to retention of skilled professionals in rural areas. While re-orientation of curricula in training institutions are necessary, other types of professional support are also needed.
Bibliography: Monique Van Dormael, Sylvie Dugas, Yacouba Kone, Seydou Coulibaly, Mansour Sy, Bruno Marchal and Dominique Desplats. Appropriate training and retention of community doctors in rural areas: a case study from Mali. Human Resources for Health 2008, 6:25