Nepal: a lesson from chaos

Ibbotson, Geoff
December 2003
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/9/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 12, p1301
Academic Journal
Presents an article, which described the experience of a physician in Nepal, where the political instability has affected access to medical care. Background on the political conflict in Nepal; Average per-capita annual income of Nepal; Problems and challenges faced by patients who are seeking medical care in Nepal.


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