Human resources for nephrology in South Africa: A mixed-methods study.

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Summary of "Human resources for nephrology in South Africa: A mixed-methods study."

The global nephrology workforce is shrinking and, in many countries, is unable to meet healthcare needs. Accurate data pertaining to human resources in nephrology in South Africa is lacking. This data is critical for the planning and delivery of renal services and the training of nephrologists in South Africa to meet the challenge of the growing burden of chronic kidney disease.


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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0228890


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