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A term used mainly in international health meaning development of health systems in low-income countries. It includes activities directed at upgrading technical and professional skills and establishing and/or strengthening infrastructure in the health, education, and social sectors, usually with financial, as well as technical and professional, assistance from donor nations and nongovernmental organizations. The aims include closing the ingenuity gap.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — International Law.


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