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WHO-definition of health must be enforced by national law: a debate

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BMC Medical Ethics201314:24

Received: 8 February 2013

Accepted: 7 June 2013

Published: 19 June 2013

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Original Submission
8 Feb 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
7 May 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Maurice B Mittelmark
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Jun 2013 Editorially accepted
19 Jun 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6939-14-24

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Authors’ Affiliations

Office of the Vice-Rector for Teaching & Studies, Medical University of Graz
Womens Health Association