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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Paul, Tomlin J.; Maharaj, Satnarine R.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Article Title
Curriculum development in community health: Drift or shift?
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
1998
Volume ID
47 Suppl 4
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
45-48
Language
eng
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
The curriculum in community health is best described as eclectic and dynamic. Its relevance is maintained by its response to the macro- environment; this response, whether innovative or otherwise, may be incremental on the one hand or feature wholesale change consequent on radical rethinking on the other. This paper reviews the content of the emerging curriculum in community health at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica, and attempts to discern the process of change and the factors which have informed these developments.....
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