Evidence-based nursing practice in Botswana: Issues, challenges, and globalization

Sheila Shaibu

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This paper presents developments in evidence-based nursing practice in Botswana, Africa. Issues pertaining to evidence-based practice in community health such as the role of research, the digital divide between African countries and developing countries, and evidenced-based nursing curricula are discussed. The role of globalization in capacity building in evidence-based practice is emphasized. Recommendations for addressing challenges faced by some African countries, including Botswana in implementing evidence-based nursing practice are made.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)309-313
Number of pages5
JournalPrimary Health Care Research and Development
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes


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