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Is penitentiary medicine a free medicine (French experience)? An open letter to the new general director of WHO

  • P. Charlier
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    Corresponding author at: Section of Medical Anthropology (UVSQ), 2 avenue de la Source de la Bièvre, 78180 Montigny-Le-Bretonneux, France.
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    Section of Medical Anthropology (UVSQ), 2 avenue de la Source de la Bièvre, 78180 Montigny-Le-Bretonneux, France

    CASH (MA92) & IPES, 403 avenue de la République, 92000 Nanterre, France
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  • F. Bou Abdallah
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    Section of Medical Anthropology (UVSQ), 2 avenue de la Source de la Bièvre, 78180 Montigny-Le-Bretonneux, France

    Department of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lebanese University, Hadat, Lebanon
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Published:August 16, 2017DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2017.08.004
      Is the prison an area of medical rights void? The WHO, on the occasion of the nomination of its new General Director, must take up this global, international issue.
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