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Famine relief must also tackle health care

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7360.355/a (Published 17 August 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:355
  1. Alex Vass
  1. BMJ

    The number of deaths caused by the ongoing drought in southern Africa could be greatly reduced by improving basic health care, according to the World Health Organization.

    The rainfall failure has triggered a crisis in healthcare systems that were already suffering from long term deterioration, it says. Some …

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