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Disaster relief and development could be twinned in health research

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 30 September 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:833
  1. George Kernohan, professor of health research,
  2. Pat Deeny, course director
  1. School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey BT37 OQB

    EDITOR—Whenever decisions must be made about the allocation of resources to deal with health issues, research plays a key part. This theme issue testifies that developing countries are not short of health issues.

    We have recognised the need for advanced research in our master of science (MSc) course on disaster relief nursing. Both natural and manmade disasters have the greatest effect where the municipal infrastructure is already …

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