volume 25, issue 3, P669-676 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2011.05.009
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Richard J. Deckelbaum, James M. Ntambi, Debra J. Wolgemuth

Abstract: This article provides evidence that basic science research and education should be key priorities for global health training, capacity building, and practice. Currently, there are tremendous gaps between strong science education and research in developed countries (the North) as compared to developing countries (the South). In addition, science research and education appear as low priorities in many developing countries. The need to stress basic science research beyond the typical investment of infectious dise…

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