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Table 7 Spill-over Effects – National Security

From: A systematic review of social, economic and diplomatic aspects of short-term medical missions

Author Journal Year Contribution
Fowles [56] Orthopedic Review 1989 Cautionary report on geopolitical ramifications of STMMs
Gorney [57] Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2005 Recognized STMM activity as a potential element of diplomacy
Casey et al. [22] Surgical Clinics of North America 2007 Attitudes in LMICs towards US improved by medical aid
Chiu [37] Evaluation and the Health Professions 2012 Prevalent foreign relations motivation in Taiwanese STMM participants