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The Academy of Medical Sciences (Acmedsci) is an independent body in the UK representing the diversity of medical science. Their mission is to advance biomedical and health research and its translation into benefits for society.
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LIVESTREAM of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences workshop on the response to the current COVID-19 pandemic in Low- and Middle- Income Countries, held in collaboration with several Academies and organisations: Argentina; Brazil; India; Malaysia; the Philippines; South Africa; and The African Academy of Sciences.
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