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The Wickenburg consensus of 1988 and the new MBBS curriculum of today

KR Sethuraman

Citation Information : Sethuraman K. The Wickenburg consensus of 1988 and the new MBBS curriculum of today. 2018; 1 (1):32-33.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10082-01148

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-10-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


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