Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 25, issue 2, P337-346 2011 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2011.02.001 View full text
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Björg Pálsdóttir, André-Jacques Neusy

Abstract: Medically underserved communities suffer a high burden of morbidity and mortality, increasing with remoteness where access to health services is limited. Major challenges are the overall shortage and maldistribution of the health workforce. There is a lack of understanding of how academic institutions can best contribute to addressing these health inequities. A new international collaborative of health professions schools, Training for Health Equity Network, is developing and disseminating evidence, challengin…

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