Medical Mission Report on El Salvador

Alfred Gellhorn, Robert Lawrence, Kathie McCleskey, Nina Shea

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Alarmed by reports of the harassment, murder, and disappearance of doctors, dentists, nurses, members of the medical faculty, social and physical scientists, and members of related health professions, the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the International League for Human Rights cosponsored a medical mission* to San Salvador. The mission's purpose was to determine the fate of those professionals and to assess the impact of conditions in El Salvador on medical institutions and on the health of the people. From January 11 through.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1043-1044
Number of pages2
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number17
StatePublished - Apr 28 1983
Externally publishedYes

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