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Political party ambitions and type-2 diabetes policy in Brazil and Mexico. / Gómez, Eduardo J.

In: Health Economics, Policy and Law, 05.11.2018.

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Gómez, EJ 2018, 'Political party ambitions and type-2 diabetes policy in Brazil and Mexico', Health Economics, Policy and Law. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1744133118000415

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Gómez, E. J. (2018). Political party ambitions and type-2 diabetes policy in Brazil and Mexico. Health Economics, Policy and Law. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1744133118000415

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Gómez EJ. Political party ambitions and type-2 diabetes policy in Brazil and Mexico. Health Economics, Policy and Law. 2018 Nov 5. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1744133118000415

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