Indigenous health in Latin America and the Caribbean

@article{Montenegro2006IndigenousHI,
  title={Indigenous health in Latin America and the Caribbean},
  author={Raul A. Montenegro and Carolyn Stephens},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2006},
  volume={367},
  pages={1859-1869}
}

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