TITLE

Inuit health

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/10/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 11, pE525
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of the Inuit Circumpolar Council to establish an Inuit health action plan that will reduce the staggering toll taken by health and social problems in Canada, Russia, Greenland and U.S.
ACCESSION #
53073162

 

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