TITLE

Montreal physicians protest poverty

AUTHOR(S)
Gagnon, Louise
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/9/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 1, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on protests being staged by Montreal, Quebec-area physicians to raise awareness to the link between poverty and poor health. Thoughts on the Coalition of Physicians for Social Justice; Claims made by the coalition.
ACCESSION #
6982992

 

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