Indigenous health in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific

@article{Anderson2006IndigenousHI,
  title={Indigenous health in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific},
  author={Ian P. S. Anderson and Sue Crengle and Martina Leialoha Kamaka and Tai-Ho Chen and Neal A. Palafox and Lisa Jackson-Pulver},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2006},
  volume={367},
  pages={1775-1785}
}

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