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Former Deputy Director Bruno Benavides

Dr. Bruno Benavides is a former deputy director for the Human Resources for Health project.

by Bruno Benavides


Do We Really Need 39 Million More Health Professionals?

During the internship year of my medical training, Peru was affected by a severe El NiƱo. At that time, millions of people living in the poor peri-urban belt of Lima lacked access to clean water and sanitation services. These factors were a recipe for a massive outbreak of diarrheal diseases in children. The pediatric services…