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Vol. 89. Issue 2.
Pages 112-115 (March - April 2013)
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Advancing and prioritizing research on oral clefts in Brazil
Avançando e priorizando a pesquisa sobre fissuras orais no Brasil
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George L. Wehby
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MPH, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa, USA
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Please, cite this article as: Wehby GL. Advancing and prioritizing research on oral clefts in Brazil. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2013;89:112−5.

See paper by Souza J et al. in pages 137−44.

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