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WMA urges national medical associations to ensure that economic sanctions respect agreed exemptions

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 20 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1905
  1. James Appleyard, Chairman, medical ethics committee, World Medical Association
  1. BMA, London WC1H 9JP

    EDITOR— Redgrave and Waller raised the important issue of the effect of economic sanctions on the health and nutrition of the Cuban population.1 The report from the American Association for World Health on the impact of the United States' embargo was brought to the attention of the international committee of the BMA shortly after its publication in March 1997.2 As a result of the concerns raised by the whole issue, the …

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