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World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 40, Issue 7, pp 1790–1791 | Cite as

Access to Medicines are an Essential Component of Global Surgery

  • Jason W. Nickerson
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Paper Highlight Global Health Policy International Governance Mechanism Health System Building Block World Health Assembly Resolution 
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© Société Internationale de Chirurgie 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bruyère Research InstituteOttawaCanada

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