A model for sustainable short-term international medical trips.

@article{Suchdev2007AMF,
  title={A model for sustainable short-term international medical trips.},
  author={P. Suchdev and Kym Ahrens and E. Click and Lori Macklin and D. Evangelista and Elinor Graham},
  journal={Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={
          317-20
        }
}
The health status of many people in developing countries is often dismal compared with the norms in industrialized countries. Increasingly, medical practitioners in the United States and other industrialized countries have become interested in global health issues, an interest that often takes the form of short-term international medical trips. We discuss several ethical issues associated with participation in such trips and use our experiences in developing the Children's Health International… Expand

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