In his article ‘Doctor shortages: Unpacking the ‘Cuban solution’ Chris Bateman provides an excellent analysis of the government’s attempt to address the need for more doctors by sending trainees to Cuba. He does an excellent journalist job of bring together the different views of experts academics in medical training to demonstrate how the solution might not necessarily address the problem and might even create new problems. In this regard Bateman demonstrates depth of understanding of issue in ways that are illuminating and can inform decisions on medical training in our society in the future.
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Discovery Limited is a South African-founded financial services organisation that operates in the healthcare, life assurance, short-term insurance, savings and investment products and wellness markets. Founded in 1992 by the current Group Chief Executive Officer Adrian Gore, Discovery was guided by a clear core purpose – to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. Underpinning this core purpose is the belief that through innovation Discovery can be a powerful market disruptor.
The company, with headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, has expanded its operations globally and currently serves over seven million clients across South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States, China and Singapore. Vitality, Discovery’s wellness programme, is the world’s largest scientific, incentive-based wellness solution for individuals and corporates. The global Vitality membership base now exceeds 5.5 million lives in five markets.
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