Razavi International Journal of Medicine

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Health Literacy and Health Inequity in the Community Medicine Specialists Point of View

Maliheh Dadgarmoghaddam 1 and Shabnam Niroumand 2 , *
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1 Assistant Professor of Community Medicine, Departments of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
2 Assistant Professor of Community Medicine, Department of Educational Development, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
Article information
  • Razavi International Journal of Medicine: In Press (In Press); e58404
  • Published Online: February 12, 2018
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: July 24, 2017
  • Revised: August 10, 2017
  • Accepted: November 8, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/rijm.58404

To Cite: Dadgarmoghaddam M, Niroumand S. Health Literacy and Health Inequity in the Community Medicine Specialists Point of View, Razavi Int J Med. Online ahead of Print ; In Press(In Press):e58404. doi: 10.5812/rijm.58404.

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