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Community development and the community nurse

V. Woodward
Curationis | Vol 4, No 3 | a691 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v4i3.691 | © 1981 V. Woodward | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 1981 | Published: 27 September 1981

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V. Woodward,, South Africa

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In the health professions lip service has long been paid to the concept of people accepting responsibility for the maintenance of their own health. Yet, in reality, in spite of extensive health education campaigns to bring this home to the communities served, there is still a marked tendency to think for — to plan for — and to do for — people those things which, if provided with adequate stimulation, they could well think about — p la n .— and execute — for themselves.


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