TITLE

Haiti hiatus

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE577
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the improvement on the health care system in Haiti after the earthquake in January 2010, wherein the organization Médecins San Frontières (MSF) emphasizes that the range of medical care are greater and nearer to the people.
ACCESSION #
54111010

 

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