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UK strategy is “opportunity to see health as a bridge to peace,” says chief medical officer

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 01 October 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1925
  1. Caroline White
  1. 1London

    Doctors in the United Kingdom will find it easier to train and work in developing countries, if the government fulfils the remit of its ambitious global health strategy published this week. Furthermore, restrictions on the rights of overseas doctors to train in the UK could be relaxed.

    Health is Global sets out how the government intends to improve the health and economic and political security of Britain’s citizens by tackling key health problems elsewhere in the world over the next five years.

    The result of extensive collaboration among a wide range of domestic and international agencies …

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