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Lasting Influence: The Role And Impact Of The Gondar Public Health College In The Establishment Of The University Of Gondar

By Professor Dennis G. Carlson, M.D., M.P.H., M.A.
Published in A 60 Year Journey: Special Edition Diamond Jubilee Magazine, July 2014


This paper is an amplification of a chapter written for The Manual of Ethiopian Medical History, published by People-to-People, Inc., 30-35. 2013

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