Medical Students in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and COVID-19 Pandemic

Keywords: Medical student, Experience, Low- and middle-income countries, COVID-19

Author Biographies

Chatpol Samuthpongtorn, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

Medical student

Krit Pongpirul, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University

Assist. Prof. MD, MPH, PhD

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Bumrungrad International Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

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Published
2020-04-30
How to Cite
Samuthpongtorn, C., & Pongpirul, K. (2020). Medical Students in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Medical Students, 8(1), 79-81. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2020.533
Section
Experience