Journal of Public Health Policy

, Volume 30, Issue 2, pp 250–252

Global health training is not only a developed-country duty

  • Patricia J Garcia
  • Walter H Curioso
  • Marcela Lazo-Escalante
  • Robert H Gilman
  • Eduardo Gotuzzo
Letter to the Editors

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patricia J Garcia
    • 1
  • Walter H Curioso
    • 1
  • Marcela Lazo-Escalante
    • 1
  • Robert H Gilman
    • 2
  • Eduardo Gotuzzo
    • 3
  1. 1.Unit of Epidemiology, HIV/STI Unit, School of Public Health, Universidad Peruana Cayetano HerediaLimaPeru
  2. 2.Department of International HealthJohns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public HealthBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.Instituto de Medicina Tropical ‘Alexander von Humboldt’ Universidad Peruana Cayetano HerediaLimaPeru

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