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MEDICC Review

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CHAVEZ, José A. et al. Organization and startup of the Gambia's new Community-Based Medical Programme. MEDICC rev. [online]. 2012, vol.14, n.1, pp. 49-52. ISSN 1555-7960.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1555-79602012000100009.

The shortage of health professionals in developing countries and especially in their poorest regions imperils the vision of health for all. New training policies and strategies are needed urgently to address these shortages. The Gambia's new Community-Based Medical Programme is one such strategy.

Keywords : Medical education; access to health care; healthcare disparities; health manpower; rural health; developing countries; The Gambia.

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