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Cancellation of debt of poorest people would be worthy memorial to millennium

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7093.1556a (Published 24 May 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1556
  1. Dorothy Logie, General practitionera
  1. a Medical Action for Global Security, London N19 4DJ

    Editor—Andrew Haines and Richard Smith rightly argue that the increasing disparity in wealth, between and within countries, is having such a profound effect on health that doctors must cooperate with others to analyse the “pathology” of poverty and lobby for change.1 Medical Action for Global Security, the British affiliate of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, is doing just that. By linking with health professionals globally and by working with economists, we are examining …

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