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Degree of rationing in Zaire would be unacceptable in Britain

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7056.558a (Published 31 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:558
  1. Justin Burdon
  1. Doctor Centre Medical Evangelique, Nyankunde, Zaire, c/o PO Box 21285, Nairobi, Kenya

    EDITOR,—The paper by the Rationing Agenda Group and the accompanying editorial by Richard Smith are encouraging a serious and more public review of rationing within the NHS.1 2 While working as a junior doctor within the NHS I was rarely bothered by the issue, but it is unavoidable here in north east Zaire, and it is occurring at a …

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