Paul, Tomlin J.; Maharaj, Satnarine R.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Curriculum development in community health: Drift or shift?
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
47 Suppl 4
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.....