Academic medicine: time for reinvention

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7430.47-a (Published 01 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:47

Public health sciences need strengthening in developing countries

  1. Lalit Dandona, director, health policy (dandona@asci.org.in)
  1. Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad 500 082, India

    EDITOR—Bhutta's editorial highlights well the poor state of health systems and public health, and subsequent poor population health, in developing countries.1 The opportunity offered by BMJ's campaign to revive academic medicine,2 or more inclusively academic health care, needs to be captured, debated, and built on, particularly in developing countries, where this …

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