Healthcare without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism

@inproceedings{Kirk2015HealthcareWB,
  title={Healthcare without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism},
  author={John M. Kirk},
  year={2015}
}
  • J. Kirk
  • Published 6 October 2015
  • Medicine

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