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A day in the life of a rural doctor in South Africa

A measured approach to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity

Concepts, Data and the Twin Goals

World Bank Group

A new epoch for health professionals’ education: The Lancet Commission on Medical education

The Lancet, Volume 376, Issue 9756, Pages 1875 – 1877, 4 December 2010

AAFP – Global Health Opportunities

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the greatest need in global health systems worldwide is the broad application of effective primary health care. This site provides access to the World Health Mapper and Leadership Opportunities for Physicians.\r\n\r\n 

Canadian, Croatian and Bosnian Family Medicine

This article is in Croatian.

Centers for disease control and prevention Blog

Challenges for WHO code on international recruitment

James Buchan

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 29 March 2010)Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1486

Community Apgar Project (Nurses in Rural Hospitals)

Community Apgar Project (Rural Family Hospitals & Community Health Centres)

Community Apgar Project (Rural Family Physicians)

Doctors on the move: Getting healthcare to far-flung places

Editorial: Global health funding and economic development

Martin et al. Globalization and Health 2012, 8:8

Global Ethics Forum: A Conversation with Dambisa Moyo

Global Evidence on Inequities in Rural Health Protection

Scheil-Adlung, Xenia

New data on rural deficits in health coverage for 174 countries

Global Health Corps

Global Health

Global Health Media Project

Bringing Care to Life: Videos provide critical care information for providers and populations in low resource settings using the Internet and mobile phones

Global Health TV

Guardian: Sarah Boseley Global Health

Has the WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel been effective?

The Lancet Global Health, Volume 2, Issue 7, Pages e390 – e391, July 2014

Health system report ranks UK first, US last

BMJ2014; 348 doi: (Published 17 June 2014) BMJ 2014;348:g4080

Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention

Karen Grepin’s Global Health

Life of a Rural Doctor in South Africa: A Mix of Challenges and Rewards

Literature review on codes of practice on international recruitment of health professionals in global health diplomacy

Melbourne Manifesto

On call in Shetland: a cliff-hanging GP at the NHS’s northern limits

Rethinking social accountability in Africa

Lessons from the Mwananchi Programme Fletcher Tembo

Revealed: the living hell of rural doctors

Review of Family Medicine Within Rural and Remote Canada: Education, Practice, and Policy

The publication, the first of its kind in Canada, describes the current status of how medical education, practice and policies are meeting the needs of Canadians living in rural and remote areas. The document is intended to be a resource for leaders, educators and decision-makers. As a reference founded on peer-reviewed and grey literature, the information brings together multiple perspectives, highlighting opportunities for action through inter-sectoral collaboration.


ARFM_Background Paper_ENG ARFM_Background Paper_FRE


RTT Technical Assistance Program

RTT Technical Assistance Program

Rural training opportunities in the US

Rural Family Physicians “Grit and Satisfaction”

Rural Family Physicians Scope of Practice and Satisfaction

Rural poverty and health systems in the WHO European Region (2010)

Rural World Doctors in Training (Rural Seeds)

The Rural Seeds is an acronym for “Rural World Doctors in Training” made mainly by students and young doctors with the aim to be a world network to raise awareness and guidance in training for rural practice using the mentorship and knowledge available from WWPRP and its members. Further one of out main aims is to identify rural health care needs in different areas, countries and regions and try to understand what they could improve through local and global community.

The projects that we have already developed:

“Rural Family Medicine Café” (

“Rural Health Success Stories” (

Extra Links/Info:

Twitter: @RuralSeeds

Family Medicine Café: #RuralCafe


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SA needs rural doctors

Smart Global

Staffing Why South Africa

Statistics on International Aid

Stemming the Brain Drain — A WHO Global Code of Practice on International Recruitment of Health Personnel

New England Journal Medicine

The Cebu Strategies

The Centre for Global Development

The Declaration of Alma-Ata

The Lancet – UiO Commission on Global Governance for Health

The Lancet Global Health

The Lancet: Reinvesting in Health Post 2015

The Lancet, Volume 382, Issue 9908, Pages 1861 – 1864, 7 December 2013

The RTT Collaborative

The RTT Collaborative

Professional network of rural training programs in the US

The Vrinda Video Project

The world needs a free, high-quality, independent international formulary

African Community Practice

Translational Global Health from emerging knowledge leaders

Turning the World Upside Down: The search for global health in the 21st Century [Paperback] Nigel Crisp

UCL-Lancet Commission on Managing the Health Effects of Climate Change

Anthony Costello, Mustafa Abbas, Adriana Allen, Sarah Ball, Sarah Bell, Richard Bellamy, Sharon Friel, Nora Groce, Anne Johnson, Maria Kett, Maria Lee, Caren Levy, Mark Maslin, David McCoy, Bill McGuire, Hugh Montgomery, David Napier, Christina Pagel, Jin

A major report on managing the health effects of climate change, launched jointly by The Lancet and UCL, says that climate change is the biggest global-health threat of the 21st century

UN Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations Foundation Blog

WHO News

WHO opens office on primary health care in Kazakhstan

Wikipedia: Global Health

World Bank: MDGs and Beyond 2015

Xinhua Insight: China struggles to retain village doctors