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A simple, novel technique for fixing Penrose drains in minor surgeries, with advantages for remote outpatient clinics: a retrospective comparison with conventional drain fixation in North Ibaraki, Japan
Y Shibuya, G Matsumoto, M Sasaki, K Sasaki, K Adachi and M Sekido
(9 May 2017,  Original Research)
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Feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of using Armband Mid-Upper Arm Circumference as simple screening tool for maternal wasting in rural India
V Sethi, RN Parhi, S Dar and S Agrawal
(9 May 2017,  Letter to the Editor)
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Knowledge, attitude, and practices on diabetes, hypertension, and diabetic retinopathy and the factors that motivate screening for diabetes and diabetic retinopathy in a pyramidal model of eye health care
S Lingam, PK Rani, S Sethu, V Kotapati and T Das
(11 July 2017,  Original Research)
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Positive implications from socially-accountable, community-engaged medical education across two Philippines regions
T Woolley, FL Cristobal, JJ Siega-Sur, SJ Ross, A Neusy, SD Halili and C Reeve
(4 July 2017,  Original Research)
[Abstract]

Rural Health in Japan: past and future
A Takamura, M Matsumoto and S Ishikawa
(25 July 2017,  Editorial)
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Current Issue

Editorial

Earthquake, tsunami, radiation leak, and crisis in rural health in Japan
M Matsumoto and K Inoue
(18 March 2011,  Article No. 1759)
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Commentary

Attracting and retaining doctors in rural Nepal
PR Shankar
(14 September 2010,  Article No. 1420)
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A trend in women’s health in India – what has been achieved and what can be done
UC Saha and KB Saha
(16 June 2010,  Article No. 1260)
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Original Research

Effect of an oral healthcare program on gingival health status in rural areas of South Korea
M Lee, N Kim, W Chung, E Choi, C Kim, E Choi and S Chang
(4 April 2017,  Article No. 4164)
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Retention of doctors in rural health services in Thailand: impact of a national collaborative approach
R Arora, P Chamnan, A Nitiapinyasakul and S Lertsukprasert
(4 April 2017,  Article No. 4344)
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Demographic and rural–urban variations in dental service utilization in Taiwan
P Wen, C Lee, Y Chang, L Ku and C Li
(21 March 2017,  Article No. 4161)
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Promoting community malaria control in rural Myanmar through an active community participation program using the participatory learning approach
C Maung, T Sein, T Hlaing, K Okanurak, T Silawan and J Kaewkungwal
(20 February 2017,  Article No. 4130)
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Delay in initiation of treatment after diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in primary health care setting: eight year cohort analysis from district Faridabad, Haryana, North India
S Kant, AK Singh, GG Parmeshwaran, P Haldar, S Malhotra and R Kaur
(20 February 2017,  Article No. 4158)
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Assessing disaster preparedness and mental health of community members in Aceh, Indonesia: a community-based, descriptive household survey of a national program
N Ismail, N Suwannapong, N Howteerakul, M Tipayamongkholgul and S Apinuntavech
(6 October 2016,  Article No. 3788)
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Outreach programs: an adjunct for improving dental education
A Verma, P Muddiah, A Krishna Murthy and V Yadav
(6 May 2016,  Article No. 3848)
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Relationship between personal characteristics of specialist physicians and choice of practice location in Iran
E Taati Keley, H Ravaghi, M Salehi, A Nasiripour, Z Abdi and A Meshkini
(18 February 2016,  Article No. 3412)
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Diabetes knowledge and self-efficacy among rural women in Gujarat, India
NV Mehta, M Trivedi, LE Maldonado, D Saxena and DL Humphries
(2 December 2015,  Article No. 3629)
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Telenephrology application in rural and remote areas of Jordan: benefits and impact on quality of life
R AlAzab and Y Khader
(11 November 2015,  Article No. 3646)
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Motives and factors associated with staying in medically underserved areas after the obligatory practice period among first-year Japanese medical students in a special quota system
Y Kataoka, A Takayashiki, M Sato and T Maeno
(11 November 2015,  Article No. 3663)
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Indonesian medical students’ preferences associated with the intention toward rural practice
I Syahmar, I Putera, Y Istatik, MA Furqon and A Findyartini
(20 October 2015,  Article No. 3526)
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Applicability of citronella oil (Cymbopogon winteratus) for the prevention of mosquito-borne diseases in the rural area of Tikapur, far-western Nepal
MV Sajo, SB Song, J Bajgai, YJ Kim, PS Kim, DW Ahn, NK Khanal and KJ Lee
(27 August 2015,  Article No. 3532)
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Knowledge and associated factors towards type 2 diabetes among a rural population in the Red River Delta region, Vietnam
T Binh, P Phuong and B Nhung
(15 July 2015,  Article No. 3275)
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A community based case control study on determinants of perinatal mortality in a tribal population of southern India
K Viswanath, R PS, A Chakraborty, JH Prasad, S Minz and K George
(15 July 2015,  Article No. 3388)
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Predictors of exclusive breastfeeding intention among rural pregnant women in India: a study using theory of planned behaviour
D Behera and K Anil Kumar
(26 June 2015,  Article No. 3405)
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Factors affecting the work of physicians in rural areas of Turkey
S Mollahaliloglu, Ö Ugurluoglu, O Isik, M Kosdak and S Taskaya
(19 March 2015,  Article No. 3048)
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Relationship between income generating activities of rural women and their reproductive health behavior in Bangladesh
S Shariful Islam and A Mainuddin
(19 March 2015,  Article No. 3216)
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Control of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Quang Tri province, Vietnam: voices from the human–animal interface
PC Farrell, C Hunter, B Truong and M Bunning
(22 December 2014,  Article No. 3044)
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Characteristics of Japanese medical students associated with their intention for rural practice
R Kawamoto, A Uemoto, D Ninomiya, Y Hasegawa, N Ohtsuka, T Kusunoki, T Kumagi and M Abe
(25 November 2014,  Article No. 3112)
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Antenatal care and women’s birthing decisions in an Indonesian setting: does location matter?
A Ansariadi and L Manderson
(19 November 2014,  Article No. 2959)
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Satisfaction with local exercise facility: a rural-urban comparison in China
J Zheng and R An
(22 September 2014,  Article No. 2990)
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Factors influencing the geographic distribution of physicians in Iran: a qualitative study
H Ravaghi, E Taati, Z Abdi, A Meshkini and S Sarvarizadeh
(22 August 2014,  Article No. 2967)
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Quality of diagnostic and treatment practices of pulmonary tuberculosis management amongst health practitioners in Haryana, north India
AK Singh, H Salve, K Selvaraj, SK Rai and S Kant
(24 June 2014,  Article No. 2784)
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Virtually controlled computerised visual acuity screening in a multilingual Indian population
O Sreelatha, S Ramesh, J Jose, M Devassy and K Srinivasan
(6 March 2014,  Article No. 2908)
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Factors influencing knowledge and practice of hygiene in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme areas of Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee
T Akter and AMehrab Ali
(18 December 2013,  Article No. 2628)
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Household practices of mothers regarding neonatal care in rural & urban settings of the capital district of Azad Jammu & Kashmir
I Gilani and ZA Kayani
(12 September 2013,  Article No. 2503)
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Do rural and remote areas really have limited accessibility to health care? Geographic analysis of dialysis patients in Hiroshima, Japan
M Matsumoto, S Kashima, T Ogawa and K Takeuchi
(12 August 2013,  Article No. 2507)
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Effectiveness of female community health volunteers in the detection and management of low-birth-weight in Nepal
S Amano, BP Shrestha, SS Chaube, M Higuchi, DS Manandhar, D Osrin, A Costello and N Saville
(30 July 2013,  Article No. 2508)
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Health-science students’ self-efficacy, social support, and intention to work in rural areas of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic
K Theppanya, N Suwannapong and N Howteerakul
(4 July 2013,  Article No. 2530)
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Successful mobile phone network-based approach to integration of the health care system in rural Laos: strengthening lay health worker performance
D Nonaka, T Pongvongsa, F Nishimoto, P Nansounthavong, J Hongwei, A Vongsouvanh, K Moji, P Phongmany and J Kobayashi
(4 July 2013,  Article No. 2588)
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Referral by outreach specialist reduces hospitalisation costs of rural patients with digestive tract cancer: a report from medical consortium in China
G Shi, B Zhou, Z Cai, T Wu, X Li and W Xu
(12 June 2013,  Article No. 2317)
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Knowledge and self-reported practices regarding leptospirosis among adolescent school children in a highly endemic rural area in Sri Lanka
YM Samarakoon and N Gunawardena
(22 May 2013,  Article No. 2360)
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What influences the decision to undergo institutional delivery by skilled birth attendants? A cohort study in rural Andhra Pradesh, India
M Nair, P Ariana and P Webster
(9 November 2012,  Article No. 2311)
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Physician scarcity in underdeveloped areas of Turkey: what do new graduate physicians think?
S Mollahaliloglu, Ü Aydogan, M Kosdak, HG Öncül and U Dilmen
(9 November 2012,  Article No. 2067)
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Clinical pathways can improve the quality of pain management in home palliative care in remote locations: retrospective study on Kozu Island, Japan
Y Tateno and S Ishikawa
(1 November 2012,  Article No. 1992)
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Institutional care versus home care for the elderly in a rural area: cost comparison in rural Japan
A Naomi, T Shiroiwa, T Fukuda and S Murashima
(13 September 2012,  Article No. 1817)
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Nurse-based antenatal and child health care in rural India, implementation and effects - an Indian-Swedish collaboration
SA Alehagen, O Finnström, GV Hermansson, KV Somasundaram, VB Bangal, A Patil, P Chandekar and AK Johansson
(6 September 2012,  Article No. 2140)
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Backyard poultry raising in Bangladesh: a valued resource for the villagers and a setting for zoonotic transmission of avian influenza. A qualitative study
R Sultana, N Nahar, NA Rimi, S Azad, M Islam, ES Gurley and SP Luby
(4 September 2012,  Article No. 1927)
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Oral health status during pregnancy: rural–urban comparisons of oral disease burden among antenatal women in Sri Lanka
NN Karunachandra, IR Perera and G Fernando
(9 July 2012,  Article No. 1902)
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Characteristics of physicians, their migration patterns and distance: a longitudinal study in Hiroshima, Japan
M Matsumoto, K Inoue, S Kashima and K Takeuchi
(11 May 2012,  Article No. 2027)
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Does the insufficient supply of physicians worsen their urban-rural distribution? A Hiroshima-Nagasaki comparison
M Matsumoto, K Inoue, S Kashima and K Takeuchi
(26 April 2012,  Article No. 2085)
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Determinants of apparent rural-urban differentials in measles vaccination uptake in Indonesia
RC Fernandez, N Awofeso and A Rammohan
(8 September 2011,  Article No. 1702)
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Use of mid-upper arm circumference in determining undernutrition and illness in rural adult Oraon men of Gumla District, Jharkhand, India
R Chakraborty, K Bose and S Koziel
(31 August 2011,  Article No. 1754)
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Location of residence or social class, which is the stronger determinant associated with cardiovascular risk factors among Pakistani population? A cross sectional study
MF Tareen, K Shafique, SS Mirza, ZI Arain, I Ahmad and P Vart
(1 August 2011,  Article No. 1700)
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Determinants of antenatal and postnatal care visits among Indigenous people in Bangladesh: a study of the Mru Community
MR Islam and JO Odland
(28 June 2011,  Article No. 1672)
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Health promoting community radio in rural Bali: an impact evaluation
D Waters, R James and J Darby
(28 February 2011,  Article No. 1555)
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Rurality of communities and incidence of stroke: a confounding effect of weather conditions?
M Matsumoto, S Ishikawa and E Kajii
(3 September 2010,  Article No. 1493)
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Health worker effectiveness and retention in rural Cambodia
C Chhea, N Warren and L Manderson
(29 July 2010,  Article No. 1391)
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Unintentional injuries and parental violence against children during flood: a study in rural Bangladesh
A Biswas, A Rahman, S Mashreky, F Rahman and K Dalal
(16 March 2010,  Article No. 1199)
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A structural equation model of the determinants of malnutrition among children in rural Kelantan, Malaysia
W Cheah, WM Wan Abdul Manan and . Zabidi-Hussin ZAMH
(25 February 2010,  Article No. 1248)
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Non-utilization of public healthcare facilities: examining the reasons through a national study of women in India
K Dalal and S Dawad
(3 September 2009,  Article No. 1178)
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Development of a questionnaire for the study of malnutrition among children in rural Kelantan, Malaysia
W Cheah, W Wan Abdul Manan, Z Zabidi-Hussin and C Chang
(20 August 2009,  Article No. 1155)
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Regional social system for specialized medical care in hematologic malignancies: a pilot study
M Takita, Y Tanaka, T Matsumura, Y Kishi, Y Kodama, T Nishimura, T Goto, M Nagai and M Kami
(28 July 2009,  Article No. 1106)
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Transition of physician distribution (1980–2002) in Japan and factors predicting future rural practice
K Inoue, M Matsumoto, S Toyokawa and Y Kobayashi
(18 May 2009,  Article No. 1070)
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Outcomes of different subgroups of smear-positive retreatment patients under RNTCP in rural West Bengal, India
A Mukherjee, A Sarkar, I Saha, B Biswas and PS Bhattacharyya
(27 February 2009,  Article No. 926)
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Improving trauma care in rural Iran by training existing treatment chains
N Nafissi, M Saghafinia and K Balochi
(10 December 2008,  Article No. 881)
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Community-based approaches to combating malnutrition and poor education among girls in resource-poor settings: report of a large scale intervention in Pakistan
G Pappas, A Agha, G Rafique, KS Khan, SH Badruddin and H Peermohamed
(3 September 2008,  Article No. 820)
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Knowledge of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy among rural populations in India, and the influence of knowledge of diabetic retinopathy on attitude and practice
PK Rani, R Raman, S Subramani , G Perumal, G Kumaramanickavel and T Sharma
(24 July 2008,  Article No. 838)
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Patient satisfaction at rural outreach dental camps – a one year report
A Shrestha, D Doshi, A Rao and P Sequeira
(22 July 2008,  Article No. 891)
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Long-term effect of the Home Prefecture Recruiting Scheme of Jichi Medical University, Japan
M Matsumoto, K Inoue and E Kajii
(18 July 2008,  Article No. 930)
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Life or death. The social impact of paramedics and first responders in landmine-infested villages in northern Iraq
T Wisborg, MK Murad, O Edvardsen and BS Brinchmann
(18 March 2008,  Article No. 816)
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Snake bites in north east Sri Lanka
JS Whitehall, M Yarlini , M Arunthathy, M Varan , M Kaanthan, M Isaivanan and M Vanprasath
(12 December 2007,  Article No. 751)
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Applicability of the stages of change and Weight Efficacy Lifestyle Questionnaire with natives of Sarawak, Malaysia
CT Chang
(5 December 2007,  Article No. 864)
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Review Article

Retention of physicians in rural Japan: concerted efforts of the government, prefectures, municipalities and medical schools
M Matsumoto, K Inoue, E Kajii and K Takeuchi
(7 June 2010,  Article No. 1432)
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Clinical Case Report

Is centralization in emergency rural medicine always right? Lessons learned from two cases of decompression sickness
T Sato, T Iga, K Nagashima and S Matsubara
(26 May 2011,  Article No. 1711)
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Short Communication

Influence of the New Cooperative Medical Scheme on hospitalization cost of patients with nephrotic syndrome in rural China
S Zhang, Y Wang, W Guo, X Yang, Z Hu and T Peng
(2 December 2015,  Article No. 3562)
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Evaluation of trained Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers regarding their knowledge, attitude and practices about child health
SR Shrivastava and PS Shrivastava
(3 December 2012,  Article No. 2099)
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Microbial water quality risks to public health: potable water assessment for a flood-affected town in northern Pakistan
SA Baig, X Xu and R Khan
(10 September 2012,  Article No. 2196)
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Private rural health providers in Haryana, India: profile and practices
P Jarhyan, B Singh (The Late), SK Rai and B Nongkynrih
(29 August 2012,  Article No. 1953)
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What impedes working in rural areas? A study of aspiring doctors in the National Capital Region, India
NK Saini, R Sharma, R Roy and R Verma
(15 March 2012,  Article No. 1967)
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Policy Report

Non-physician communities in Japan: are they still disadvantaged?
S Kashima, K Inoue, M Matsumoto and K Takeuchi
(23 May 2014,  Article No. 2907)
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Guangxi’s rural health insurance scheme: evidence from an ethnic minority region in China
L Huang, D Yang, L Yao, Z Liu and W Wu
(12 March 2013,  Article No. 2454)
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Health worker recruitment and deployment in remote areas of Indonesia
F Efendi
(5 June 2012,  Article No. 2008)
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Mandatory rural service for health care workers in Thailand
V Wiwanitkit
(24 February 2011,  Article No. 1583)
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Project Report

Hub and spoke model: making rural healthcare in India affordable, available and accessible
S Devarakonda
(2 December 2015,  Article No. 3476)
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Eye care services for the populations of remote districts in eastern Taiwan: a practical framework using a Mobile Vision Van Unit
N Chen, H Hsieh, R Tsai and M Sheu
(26 June 2015,  Article No. 3442)
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Supporting rural remote physicians to conduct a study and write a paper: Experience of Clinical Research Support Team (CRST)-Jichi
S Matsubara, A Ohkuchi, T Kamesaki, S Ishikawa, Y Nakamura and M Matsumoto
(23 May 2014,  Article No. 2883)
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How accurate is the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy on telescreening? The Indian scenario
R Raman, DN Bhojwani and T Sharma
(6 May 2014,  Article No. 2809)
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The Lake Clinic – providing primary care to isolated floating villages on the Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia
HS Merali, JF Morgan, S Uk, S Phlan, LT Wang and S Korng
(20 September 2013,  Article No. 2612)
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Blended distance education program for junior doctors working in rural hospitals in India
R Vyas, A Zacharah, I Swamidasan, P Doris and I Harris
(30 July 2013,  Article No. 2420)
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Fostering good governance at peripheral public health facilities: an experience from Nepal
G Gurung and S Tuladhar
(8 November 2012,  Article No. 2042)
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Can medical education in poor rural areas be cost-effective and sustainable: the case of the Ateneo de Zamboanga University School of Medicine
F Cristobal and P Worley
(8 February 2012,  Article No. 1835)
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Reaching every district – development and testing of a health micro-planning strategy for reaching difficult to reach populations in Mongolia
B Enkhtuya, T Badamusuren, N Dondog, L Khandsuren, N Elbegtuya, G Jargal, V Surenchimeg and J Grundy
(15 April 2009,  Article No. 1045)
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Community-university partnership: key elements for improving field teaching in medical schools in Vietnam
LN Hoat and EP Wright
(22 October 2008,  Article No. 894)
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Obituary

Dr Hideo Takano: Loss of the sole physician who continued practice in the disaster area of Futaba District, Fukushima Prefecture
A Ozaki
(4 April 2017,  Article No. 4403)
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Letter to the Editor

Solutions to physician undersupply in rural areas: from the experience of rural Fukushima
K Yamamoto, A Ozaki, T Tanimoto, C Leppold and Y Kanazawa
(6 October 2016,  Article No. 4031)
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An effective addition of uterine balloon tamponade (condom-balloon) in rural settings
S Matsubara
(15 March 2016,  Article No. 3903)
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Correction, article no. 2907: Non-physician communities in Japan: are they still disadvantaged?
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