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The Role of Medical Students in the Fight to Control Neglected Tropical Diseases: A View from Peru

  • Javier Villafuerte-Galvez,

    Affiliation: Scientific Society of Medical Students (“SOCEMCH”), “Alberto Hurtado” School of Medicine, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Walter H. Curioso mail,

    wcurioso@u.washington.edu (WHC); jaime.miranda@lshtm.ac.uk (JJM)

    Affiliations: School of Medicine, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, School of Public Health and Administration, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, Department of Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Washington Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • J. Jaime Miranda mail

    wcurioso@u.washington.edu (WHC); jaime.miranda@lshtm.ac.uk (JJM)

    Affiliations: School of Public Health and Administration, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: September 24, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000292

About the Authors

Javier Villafuerte-Galvez
Scientific Society of Medical Students (“SOCEMCH”), “Alberto Hurtado” School of Medicine, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Walter H. Curioso
School of Medicine, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Walter H. Curioso, J. Jaime Miranda
School of Public Health and Administration, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Walter H. Curioso
Department of Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Washington Seattle, Washington, United States of America
J. Jaime Miranda
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.