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Rwanda achieves remarkable results from revamped health policy

Rwanda's focus on evidence-based medicine and primary care have reduced deaths from HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, and doubled life expectancy, writes Neal Emery. Nations such as Syria, Mali, Haiti, Yemen and even the U.S. can learn from Rwanda's success in improving health care and lowering costs. The Atlantic online (2/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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