Scientific Banana Republics: Do They Exist?

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Faina Linkov
Shalkar Adambekov
Sharon Goughnour
Sharon C. Welburn
Nicolas Padilla-Raygoza
Musa Kana
Eugene Shubnikov
Mustapha M. Mustapha
Aamir Sheikh
Ronald LaPorte

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Linkov, F., Adambekov, S., Goughnour, S., Welburn, S. C., Padilla-Raygoza, N., Kana, M., Shubnikov, E., Mustapha, M. M., Sheikh, A., & LaPorte, R. (2016). Scientific Banana Republics: Do They Exist?. Central Asian Journal of Global Health, 5(1).
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Sharon C. Welburn, Department of Epidemioloy, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

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