TITLE

Briefly

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/31/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 7, p708
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers world news briefs related to medical activities. Dr. Jeff Turnbull, an internist in Ottawa, Ontario, has been selected president-elect of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) for 2010-2011, and will assume presidential duties in August 2010 if signed at the CMA conference in 2009. Some 68 countries stepped up with criticisms during the United Nations Human Rights Council review in February 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland regarding the human rights record of Canada.
ACCESSION #
37371370

 

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